A Hologram for the King


A Hologram for the King
Cultures collide when an American businessman is sent to Saudi Arabia to close what he hopes will be the deal of a lifetime. Baffled by local customs and stymied by an opaque bureaucracy, he eventually finds his footing with the help of a wise-cracking taxi driver and a beautiful Saudi doctor.

98 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Language, Nudity, Drug abuse).
Comedy, Drama.

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Tom Hanks, Alexander Black, Sarita Choudhury, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Tracey Fairaway, Jane Perry, Tom Skerrit
Director
Tom Tykwer
ScreenplayTom Tykwer, from the novel by Dave Eggers
MusicJohnny Klimek, Tom Tykwer
CinematographyFrank Griebe
EditingAlexander Berner
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2016
Produced byX-Filme Creative Pool, 22h22, Fábrica de Cine, Kasbah-Film Tanger, Playtone, Primeridian Entertainment

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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated R for some sexuality/nudity, language and brief drug use
Runtime98
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
1
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
3
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
2
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
3
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
2
Tense Family Scenes
3
Music (Scary/Tense)
1
Music (Inappropriate)
2
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
1
Violence
2
Sex
3
Language
3
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Ann Hornaday quote iconDrama explores collision of cultures.
10
Die Burger
Herman Lategan quote iconHanks 'n ligbron in eksistensiële drama.
10
Cape Times
Shei Linden quote iconDesert redemption.
10
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconThere&rquot;s certainly enough humor and poignancy to make it all work, and Hanks is just so good at creating likable if flawed everyday characters that you can&rquot;t help but identify with and feel for him, and hope for the best.
12
Metacritic.com
35 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
111 critics
12
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconA Hologram for the King amiably ambles through a narrative desert, saved by an oasis of a performance from the ever-dependable Tom Hanks.
14
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
12
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconBook-based Hanks drama has drinking, sex; lacks a point.
5

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
19 users
12
Rottentomatoes users
6278 users
16
Internet
2393 Netizens quote iconDisappointing Treatment of Much-Praised Book
13

Average .. 58%

12

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