Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Alison Pill, Jesse Plemons, Bill Pullman, Lily Rabe, Stefania LaVie Owen, Adam Bartley, LisaGay Hamilton, Tyler Perry, Shea Whigham, Kirk Bovill, Jillian Armenante, Bill Camp, Justin Kirk, Eddie Marsan
Bio-dramedy written and directed by Adam McKay. The story centers on Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), the most powerful Vice President in history, and how his policies changed the world as we know it. The story explores how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush (Sam Rockwell), reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
Our Favorite Quote:'When you have power, people will always try to take it from you, always.' Lynne Cheney (Vice) Click To Tweet
George W. Bush: What do you say? I want you to be my VP. I want you. You’re my vice.
Dick Cheney: Well, George, I, uh, I’m a CEO of a large company, and I have been Secretary of Defense, and I have been White House Chief of Staff. Vice Presidency is a mostly symbolic job.
George W. Bush: Uh-huh.
Dick Cheney: However, if we came to a, uh, different understanding. I can handle more mundane jobs, overseeing bureaucracy, military, energy, and, uh, foreign policy.
George W. Bush: Yeah, right. I like that.
George W. Bush: So are we going to do this thing or what? I mean is this happening?
Dick Cheney: I believe we can make this work.
George W. Bush: [chuckles] Hot damn!
Donald Rumsfeld: [to Cheney] Are you even more ruthless than you used to be?
Lynne Cheney: [to Cheney] When you have power, people will always try to take it from you, always.
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