About

The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it.

7.5
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Directed by

Armando Iannucci

Written by

Armando Iannucci (Screenplay)
Jesse Armstrong (Screenplay)
Simon Blackwell (Screenplay)
Tony Roche (Screenplay)

Runtime

106 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

The fate of the world is on the line.

Cast

Keywords

war united nations duringcreditsstinger washington d.c. political satire political incompetence intern vote warmongering

Lists

#317 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay