LBJ

LBJ Release Date: November 3, 2017

The movie LBJ, by Oscar nominated director Rob Reiner, tells the story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson (played by Oscar nominated actor Woody Harrelson) from his young days in West Texas to the White House.

After powerful Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson (Woody Harrelson) loses the 1960 Democratic presidential nomination to Senator John F. Kennedy (Jeffrey Donovan), he agrees to be his young rival’s running mate. But once they win the election, despite his extensive legislative experience and shrewd political instincts, Johnson finds himself sidelined in the role of vice president. That all changes on Nov. 22, 1963, when Kennedy is assassinated and Johnson, with his devoted wife Lady Bird (Jennifer Jason Leigh) by his side, is suddenly thrust into the presidency. As the nation mourns, Johnson must contend with longtime adversary Attorney General Bobby Kennedy (Michael Stahl-David) and one-time mentor Georgia Senator Richard Russell (Richard Jenkins) as he seeks to honor JFK’s legacy by championing the historic Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Starring: Woody HarrelsonJennifer Jason LeighC. Thomas HowellRich SommerBill PullmanJeffrey DonovanRichard JenkinsMichael MosleyMichael Stahl-DavidWallace Langham
Genres: BiographyDrama
Directed By: Rob Reiner
Runtime: 98 minutes
Studio: Electric Entertainment
MPAA Rating R