2016: Obama's America
2016: Obama's America (2012)

2016 Obama's America takes audiences on a gripping visual journey into the heart of the world's most powerful office to reveal the struggle of whether one man's past will redefine America over the next four years. The film… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 13, 2012
DVD Release Date: October 16, 2012
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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice

The film is a sleepy dud, a polemic that, like D'Souza himself, is at once both outrageous and deeply boring.

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Mark Feeney
Boston Globe

Viewers may do some headscratching. This can be a very strange movie.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

This is neither printing the facts nor printing the legend: it's printing the flop sweat.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

The movie seems destined to irritate the president's supporters while mobilizing his detractors, even as it is doomed to win precious few converts. It's a textbook example of preaching to the choir.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

Every anti-Obama argument D'Souza makes from the right could be made, more forcefully, from the left.

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Rob Gonsalves

2016: Obama's America comes to seem like clownish alarmist speculation taking place in an echo chamber of talking heads.

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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter

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 affected by this simplistic documentary.

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Andrew O'Hehir

D'Souza's demented anti-Obama crusade feels personal more than political.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

D'Souza never actually shows...Obama's own words or deeds. Instead, he engages in guilt by association.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
Poorly filmed and quite dull despite its efforts to intrigue, Obama's America is a paranoid, useless film that really makes no valid statement whatsoever.
Everett Johnson
First thing first, I consider myself an Independent, but I have always voted Democrat. I'm always intrigued by political documentaries, and when I heard… More
Dan Schultz
An interesting, though extremely slowly paced and occasionally poorly narrated look at the rise of President Barack Obama, and how his connections and past… More
Dann Michalski
The political documentary 2016: Obama's America takes an in-depth look at the political ambitions of President Barack Obama. Political scholar Dinesh… More
Nate Zoebl
Dinesh D'Souza, noted conservative pundit and author, has risen to mainstream attention thanks to his documentary 2016: Obama's America, a little… More
Jeffrey Meyers
2016: Obama's America is, like its director and star Dinesh D'Souza, is a documentary of some interest and intelligence, yet one prone to simplicity… More