• Vice (2018)

Vice

Release Date: December 25th, 2018

DVD Release Date: April 2nd, 2019

R |2 hr 12 min

Plot Summary

Gov. George W. Bush of Texas picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

Cast: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Alison Pill, Eddie Marsan, Justin Kirk, LisaGay Hamilton

Director: Adam McKay

Genres: Drama , Dark comedy , Biography

Production Co: Plan B Entertainment, Annapurna Pictures, Gary Sanchez Productions

Distributors: Annapurna Pictures

Keywords: Office, 2000s, Rise, Brooding, Wife, Tense

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    There’s anger but no insight in Vice, a glib portrait of Dick Cheney that preaches to the choir but becomes less persuasive as it goes along. show more

  • 100
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Through wit, surprise and an irrepressible ballsiness comes a scorching humor that neither curdles nor becomes exhausted. show more

  • 50
    Dana StevensSlate

    I spent much of Vice trying to work out why the same narrative strategies that worked so well in the raucously entertaining "The Big Short" suddenly felt smug and even propagandistic. show more

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Awards

Nominated Directing
Winner Makeup and Hairstyling
Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2019)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2019)
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2019)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2019)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Best Picture