• Elvis & Nixon (2016)

Elvis & Nixon

Release Date: April 22nd, 2016

DVD Release Date: July 19th, 2016

R |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

In December 1970, rock 'n' roll icon Elvis Presley (Michael Shannon) travels to the White House to request a meeting with President Richard Nixon (Kevin Spacey).

Cast: Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Hanks, Evan Peters, Sky Ferreira, Tracy Letts

Director: Liza Johnson

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Benaroya Pictures, Elevated

Keywords: Amusing, Fascinating

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    The filmmakers rarely go beyond being pleased with how strange this convergence of pop-culture and political figures must have been, and so Elvis & Nixon comes across as both thimble-deep and distractingly self-satisfied. show more

  • 80
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Featuring hilarious yet acutely observed performances by Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey as the titular characters, Elvis & Nixon, receiving its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, is a hoot. show more

  • 35
    Sam FragosoTheWrap

    Inoffensive as it is inconsequential, this first foray into big-budget filmmaking from director Liza Johnson (“Hateship Loveship”) is a painful disappointment from start to finish, a frustratingly safe and unimaginative effort that squanders the potential of its story. show more

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