• Released
  • July 13, 2012
  • (Houston; 7/27 Limited)
  • PG , 1 hr 27 min
  • Culture & Society
    Politics & Government
  • 5,250 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Scholar and author Dinesh D'Souza delves into President Obama's past for clues about the future.

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Variety

By Joe Leydon
While it's highly unlikely that anyone predisposed to championing Obama would be won over by the sound and fury here, there's no gainsaying...
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Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
He (D'Souza) reaffirms many of the complaints against Obama, and when he sticks to the facts is much more persuasive.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Farber
Although the film is unlikely to sway the undecided, it actually starts out as a fairly measured and informative recap of Obama's personal...
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55

Movieline

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With the out-of-nowhere success of 2016: Obama's America, the nation could finally have a conservative counterpart to Michael Moore. I say...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Obama, it is implied, is deliberately making America more vulnerable to attack from Muslim extremists. No mention is made of the fact that...
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50

Time

By Richard Corliss
"He came into the White House," D'Souza says in the movie, "on the basis of promise, of hope." The Left hoped he would realize their...
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50

The New York Times

Mr. D'Souza stumbles when interviewing George Obama, the president's half-brother, an activist who voluntarily lives amid squalor in...
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38

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
D'Souza makes it all sound almost plausible, but only if you're predisposed to believe that Obama hates America. It's bashing, all right,...
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30

Boxoffice Magazine

Even if 2016 is preaching to the choir, its fanbase is eager to tithe - it's spent this week as Fandango's #1 ticket seller.
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25

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Well, fair's fair. George W. Bush got Michael Moore and "Fahrenheit 9/11." Now Barack Obama gets Dinesh D'Souza and 2016: Obama's America....
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Rated PG | For Brief Language, Thematic Elements and Smoking Images
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Anti-Obama documentary trades objectivity for persuasion.
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