General Information

Glossary: W
Released Year: 2016
Runtime: 96 minutes
Genre: Documentary
Directors: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg
Writers: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg
Casts: Huma Abedin, Amit Bagga, Adam S. Barta, Stephen Colbert, Bill de Blasio, Charlie Forman, Sydney Leathers, Lawrence O'Donnell, Howard Stern, Jon Stewart, Donald Trump, Anthony Weiner, Jordan Zain Weiner
IMDB: Weiner (2016) - IMDB

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IMDB Rating: 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 8.3

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indieWIRE - Eric Kohn
The filmmakers have instead provided a brilliant window into the impact of the contemporary media circus on public life. While not exactly a figure of sympathy - he lied, after all, more than once - Weiner nevertheless maintains the charisma and drive to provide the movie with one of the most compelling anti-heroes in recent memory.
100
The Guardian - Lanre Bakare
A riveting excursion into fear and loathing on the campaign trail.
91
Entertainment Weekly - Chris Nashawaty
If this soap opera wasn't real, you'd never believe it.
80
The Hollywood Reporter - John DeFore
It's an invigorating chance to experience from afar an ordeal that, unless your name is Eliot Spitzer, you and I will never have to endure.

Weiner (2016)


An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign and today's political landscape.