• Released
  • July 13, 2012
  • (Houston; 7/27 Limited)
  • PG , 1 hr 27 min
  • Culture & Society
    Politics & Government
2016 Obama's America Synopsis
Scholar and author Dinesh D'Souza delves into President Obama's past for clues about the future.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
“Obama’s America” flutters to the ground like so much GOP convention confetti, all assertions, few facts and little substance other than...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Farber
No one doubts that the country faces major challenges in the next four years, but there is one safe bet: The future is unlikely to be...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Dinesh D'Souza's documentary is no mere screed: 2016: Obama's America is a nonsensically unsubstantiated act of character assassination.
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Probably not what you would expect

By Gym44
'2016' completely surprised me. I thought it would be an emotional exhortation to get out the vote against Obama. Instead it was a factual, unemotional documentary of Obama's life and cutlural...

Please save this greatest country of all!!!

By Emilshamis
My family came to America from Soviet Russia in the late 70th. We love this country dearly and this is so painful for us to see very clearly that this President wants to turn this country into...

Obama's America 2016

By egsvoboda
Extremely important movie! Regardless of how you feel about Obama, this movie provokes much thought about the man who is president of our great nation. D'Souza's thought process is remarkable. I...


By teacherintexas
We went today at 11:15 a.m (Sunday) & expected the theater to be empty. Quite the contrary, it was packed . . . and NOT with just white people either. I was glad to see that the movie did NOT...

This film is classy documentary on a President Obama

By Iamsain
We are all Americans no matter what person we elect into office. I think everyone would enjoy seeing this film and learning more facts not lies about Obama. This is a beautiful movie that tells just...

Finally a true story about Barack Hussein Obama is on the big screen!

By electrikn
2016 Obama's America is a true account much of the past of this man who we don't even know and his path to the White House and his intentions if he remains in it through 2016. Americans have been...

2016 Obama's America

By carl.swift
One of the best done documentaries I have ever seen. Very well researched and very professionally executed. While the author is obviously not a fan of Mr. Obama, his open minded, in depth research...

New Perspective on the President's World View

By EJS101
I was half expecting this to be a hit piece on the president but found it to be a well reasoned explanation to the motives and background that drive his decision making. The key point made is that...

A must-see!!

By melaniepalasi
This documentary is so clear and transparent!! Shows to definitely make Obama a one-term-president!!! Another 4 years of him will take USA to a tragedy unimaginable!! America needs to wake up!...

Obama's Real Adgenda

By deester1
In 2008 Obama promised America "Hope and Change" thru "transparency" in the White House! "We the People" failed miserably at "vetting" this "charismatic unknown", elected him President giving him...

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Rated PG | For Brief Language, Thematic Elements and Smoking Images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Anti-Obama documentary trades objectivity for persuasion.
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