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Year: 2016
Original Title: Elvis & Nixon
Length: 86 minutes
Genre: Comedy, History
Studios: Amazon
Distributor: Sony Pictures Releasing
Age rating: Suitable only for 15 years and over
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: June 24 2016

United States: April 22 2016


Ranking: 1,213 out of 16,407 movies (up 761)


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Directed by Liza Johnson and starring Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon, Alex Pettyfer and Colin Hanks. On the morning of December 21, 1970 The King of Rock 'n Roll, Elvis Presley appeared at the White House with a letter to Richard Nixon, one of the most important men in the world, who shared political obsessions. Three hours later the two men had a meeting, immortalized by an official photographer, but the meeting was not revealed until the Washington Post uncovered a year later. Michael Shannon ('Man of Steel'), Kevin Spacey ('Se7en', 'House of Cards') star as Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon, respectively. Alex Pettyfer will play Jerry Schilling who was one of the best friends of the singer despite the age difference.


Cast Elvis & Nixon

Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon

Elvis Presley

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Richard Nixon

Alex Pettyfer

Alex Pettyfer

Jerry Schilling

Colin Hanks

Colin Hanks

Egil Krogh

Evan Peters

Evan Peters

Dwight Chapin



Trivia Elvis & Nixon

Based on a true story where Elvis met President Nixon in December of 1970, where the president appointed Presley as an honorary DEA agent. Eric Bana was originally cast as Elvis Presley but he dropped out. Kevin Spacey (Richard Nixon) and Michael Shannon (Elvis Presley) have both played villains in "Superman" films: Spacey played Lex Luthor in Superman Returns (El regreso) (2006) while Shannon played General Zod in El hombre de acero (2013).