• LBJ (2017)

LBJ

Release Date: November 3rd, 2017

DVD Release Date: February 6th, 2018

R |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Lyndon Johnson (Woody Harrelson) goes from being a powerful Senate majority leader to a powerless vice president before he becomes the president of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Cast: Woody Harrelson, Richard Jenkins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bill Pullman, Kim Allen, Michael Stahl-David, C. Thomas Howell, Jeffrey Donovan

Director: Rob Reiner

Genres: Biography , Historical drama

Production Co: Castle Rock Entertainment, Savvy Media Holdings, Star Thrower Entertainment

Distributors: Electric Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

  • 45
    Robert AbeleTheWrap

    Rob Reiner’s LBJ is an often pedestrian, sometimes punchy, well-acted biopic that gives the mightily capable Woody Harrelson the reins of the country’s 36th commander in chief. show more

  • 75
    Sara StewartNew York Post

    As a primer on one of history’s less flashy leaders, it’s a worthwhile watch — mostly for fellow Texan Woody Harrelson’s committed performance behind those prosthetic ears. show more

  • 75
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    It’s a well-calibrated performance, with Harrelson convincingly conveying how Lyndon Johnson felt the weight of the world on his shoulders and took on that challenge in mostly admirable ways. show more

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