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A Hologram for the King

A Hologram for the King is a movie starring Tom Hanks, Omar Elba, and Sarita Choudhury. A failed American sales rep looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his company's product to a wealthy monarch.

Other Titles
Un Hologramme pour le Roi, Hologram dla króla, Ein Hologramm für den König, Hologram za kralja, Un Holograma para el Rey, Hologram për Mbretin, Aspettando il re, Ένα ολόγραμμα για τον βασιλιά, 梭哈人生, 王様のためのホログラム, Kral İçin Hologram, Karalisks piedāvājums, Hologramm kuningale, Negócio das Arábias, Un hologramme pour le roi, Kungens hologram, Holograma karaliui, Hologram a királynak, Hologramã pentru rege, Kuninkaan hologrammi, Esperando al rey, Un holograma para el rey
Running Time
1 hours 38 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Director
Tom Tykwer
Writer
Dave Eggers, Tom Tykwer
Actors
Tom Hanks, Ben Whishaw, Sarita Choudhury, Omar Elba
Country
Germany, France, Mexico, UK, USA
Year
2016
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A failed American sales rep looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his company's product to a wealthy monarch.

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Marilyn Johnston

As I am writing this I am currently in the midst of writing a film and have to finish it before the end of the month. It is not easy. I am a writer. I've been published in some prestigious publications. I've been on the verge of making some money as a playwright and producer, which I think was a mistake, but I can't do both at the same time. The last month I have been feeling a bit isolated. I have been working with my dad and brother-in-law on other projects, so it was a big relief to get the story started. We were lucky enough to get the rights to it. We had a meeting with a distributor (who have since quit) who had decided to 'let the cat out of the bag' on the book's success. He said it would take a year to come out and that the company was so big that they could bring the film to market in a few months. We were promised that it would be a 'brilliant, beautiful piece of cinema' and that we would get it to the theater in August of next year. We all felt a little bit sad when the distributor pulled out and instead offered us $20,000 to release it. I felt it would have been nice to get an advance to be able to negotiate the price. I know the financials of a film. I have done it for years, and I know the pitfalls. I said to my brother-in-law, 'Why not?' He had been told by the distributor that he would get a lot of money and we would probably get all of it. He did not have any idea about the book and I could not tell him, and that is a huge regret of mine. We felt that we were being robbed. So, I let him know that we had an advance, and he said, 'I would really love to see this.' I told him it was too late. He had to fight for it, and even though he had been in the publishing business for 15 years and worked at the publisher for many more, he was still learning. I hope that I can continue to do that in the future. The book is an amazing piece of work, and I know that it has been written by the person that I am working with. We talked about the script and his thoughts about it, and I am very pleased with the results. We did not have a strong script, and I felt that it would have been very hard to make the film work. So I am very happy that we did not have to rush. We were lucky enough to have the talents of some very talented people. I am writing a letter to the editor who made the mistake and I will need to discuss the script with them. I am also writing a letter to the producer who had the idea that would let the cat out of the bag. He is not very good at dealing with them. I am glad that we had the opportunity to show it to people and get the word out. I hope that the

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Ruth

The most remarkable thing about this movie is that it is not formulaic. I expected that this movie would be the typical Hollywood comedy with not much else going on. The truth is that this movie has more in common with a movie from an era where the relationship between two people was treated with respect and a little bit of humor. The first hour of the movie shows the isolation of Jack and Susan and the search for their feelings for each other, and how they find a way to make it work. The second hour of the movie is a series of stories about how Jack and Susan have grown closer and become closer and how the love of a father for his daughter is reflected in Jack's life and in Susan's life. Then there are the many great turns and turns in the characters that drive the story forward. There are moments when Jack becomes an introverted soul that really has problems with his heart. Susan is an introverted and quiet soul that is also a woman who has great feelings for Jack. There are moments when Jack becomes a womanizer, but he is only acting out of self-preservation and the times that he can't get away from the girl he loves. There are many more moments of emotion and sentimentality in this movie than you might expect, and for a lot of people this will be their first exposure to Sarah Polley. This is a very personal movie that you should see. It really is a feeling movie. It shows that you can have great relationships with many people and still be a bit different. Sarah Polley has a real gift for creating strong characters, and this is what made this movie so successful.

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Russell R.

I'm a fan of Johnny Depp, and have always wanted to see a movie of his starring. I rented this movie, and was so excited! So excited that I watched it right away. I was a little bit worried about the movie. I had no idea what was going on, or how the plot would end. But this movie had me riveted from the beginning. From the opening scene, which was very dark and interesting. to the very end, I found myself crying. I'm not sure why, but I was crying from joy. When this movie ended, I was a little bit shaken, and a little bit worried, but the movie ended, and I was relieved that it was over. I would recommend this movie to anyone who wants to see a romantic movie, with a great ending.

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George W.

Well I just saw this movie, it was very funny, it had a good story line and I thought that the actors did a very good job. I thought that this was a movie that I would definitely like to see again.

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David Richardson

I watched this movie again last night with my wife and we both enjoyed it. The writing was very good. The casting was excellent and I enjoyed the actors choices. I do have a few quibbles with the story but that is not important to me. The movie is worth seeing. I give it a 9/10.

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Jeffrey

I'll start with a note of caution. Many people who have seen this movie might find the humor offensive, and I can understand that. But this movie is definitely a funny movie. The movie was a great experience for me. It was a laugh a minute movie, I laughed so hard, it made me cry, I laughed so hard I nearly choked on my popcorn. I've never seen a movie where the actors were so wonderful. They played their roles so well. For me, the movie was over an hour long, and the ending made it all worth it. I recommend this movie to anyone who has seen it, and I'll recommend it to everyone I know who has not yet seen it. It's definitely worth a rental.

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Christine

Who doesn't love this movie. To be honest, I haven't seen this movie in a while, but I am still laughing from the moment I first heard the music in this movie. It's one of those movies that can make you smile and laugh through the whole movie, and I am going to watch it again. If you liked this movie, you'll love the musical numbers in this movie, which is one of the main reasons why it's one of my favorite movies of all time.

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Teresa

Ever since I saw the previews for this movie I knew it was going to be something special. I mean, let's face it, how many movies can you name with a gay story line? I knew that this was going to be an amazing movie. Well I was proven right, not just once but twice. First was when I went to the movie I thought it was going to be a movie with two kids who were just getting to know each other. What I didn't know is that this movie would be a much more mature one. It had comedy, love, drama, and it had a lot of action. After the movie ended I was left with a huge grin on my face. This is definitely one of my favorite movies. The main thing I like about this movie is that you can see how Charlie's life has changed after this movie. After watching it I would still recommend that you see it but if you don't like it don't watch it.

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Nicholas J.

I've just seen this movie, and after seeing the preview I was very excited. And I'm really glad I did. As a fellow historian, I really liked the way the movie portrayed the history and the present of Islam and the religious relationship between Muslims and Christians. The movie was interesting and the people were believable. Also, I found the movie to be very inspiring. It really showed that it is never the way things are supposed to be in the past that's important, but it's how you act in the present that matters. And I found this movie very moving and inspiring. It's very uplifting and it shows that people can rise above their personal feelings and make a difference in the world. It also shows that the way things are may not be as they used to be, but you can still do something about it. I really liked this movie and I'm glad I saw it. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone.

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Madison H.

This is a great movie that deserves a lot of recognition. The story is very well told. Not too many aspects of the story need to be repeated. The scenes are so well chosen that the viewer is constantly wondering what is going to happen next. The director was able to portray the innocent feelings of the characters as well as giving them some realistic issues that the audience can relate to. The ending is very unexpected. The story is very realistic. It's not a drama. I recommend this film to all people who have a love for movies. Everyone should watch it at least once.

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Alice P.

I am happy to say that I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. I had been waiting for this movie for some time. I love those type of movies that make you feel happy and uplifted. It was very entertaining and definitely a must see for anyone who has been touched by a loved one who has just died. I don't know how many people have suffered this loss, but I certainly hope there are many people out there who have not had a part of their lives changed in the slightest. The theme of this movie was touching. I was so happy when the movie ended. It was very touching. I felt it was a very good movie. It was also very different from all of the movies I have seen in the past. I don't know how it got a rating of 8.7/10 on IMDb.I think it should have been lower. I believe it should have been rated 7/10.

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Christian

After hearing about this film for a couple of months, I finally got around to seeing it. It was not the movie I expected. It is very emotional, although it is not a comedy. It is more of a drama than a comedy. At first I was confused with the two main characters. They were trying to tell the truth. However, as the film continued, I started to get more of a sense of what the main characters are trying to say. I found myself thinking, "wow, what are they saying?" It was very enlightening. The movie does a great job of depicting love and truth in a way that is not overly obvious or too unrealistic. In my opinion, the movie would have been very difficult to take seriously if it weren't for this aspect. The characters are complex. They are not just two people going on a date. They have a lot of secrets. However, their actions make you realize that they are in love. They don't want a life of lying, but love. They are honest. That is all the right thing to do. The script is fantastic. The director does an excellent job of directing. The acting is wonderful. The score is one of the best I've ever heard. I would recommend this film to anyone.

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Pamela W.

I loved the cast, the acting, the dialog, and the cinematography. It is a real feel good movie. I would recommend this film to anyone who is looking for a light hearted feel good movie.

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Ryan J.

Fictionalized biographical TV series based on Richard Speck's memoirs and "The Life and Art of Richard Speck." The series follows the life of Speck as a human being as he turns sixty and becomes a well-known opera singer. The characters portrayed in the show are all human and it's not exactly the same person that's portrayed on the film. However, it's a wonderful way to show what the actor went through as he aged. With that being said, it's very difficult to separate what Speck went through when he was 40-50 from what he goes through when he's 60. The humor is very obvious but it's not completely clear that Speck ever suffered from any of the mental issues depicted in the show. Speck actually helped several mental patients through his show to see what they were going through, which I think was a great idea. The film was made in collaboration with Speck. There is no musical score, it's all real music and it's always interesting to hear what the musicians play. It has the feel of an opera, which is a step up from a stage musical. It's extremely well done with an amazing performance by the entire cast. It was well-deserving of the Oscar it was nominated for, but unfortunately it was not nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. I was really happy for it because of the film's actual running time of two hours and sixteen minutes and because of the wonderful acting, but I am glad that it didn't win. While I can't say that it's the best film ever made, it's certainly a great film and it will make you laugh, cry and still be interested in Speck's life. I highly recommend it.

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Lisa Riley

I would like to tell you about my experience with this movie. But I don't want to bore you, I want you to experience it for yourself. I can't tell you how I found out about this movie. It's always been an ambition for me to watch more films by the director that have been made by British directors. I was lucky enough to watch it as a whole movie. The main reason for that is that I'm a huge fan of British actors. I have an obsessive-compulsive disorder and there are movies that I must watch at least once a year. So when I heard that the director had made this movie, I knew that it had to be good. The casting was perfect and the cast was absolutely wonderful. I loved it! The whole production was full of energy. There was no other way I could have described it. It was like watching the film version of a classic British comedy. It was very funny, romantic, sweet, and unexpected. The editing was perfect and the pacing was just right. I would recommend it to anyone who is in the mood for a romantic comedy that is fun to watch. You will love it!

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Amanda P.

The fact that Ruprecht's character was so funny was really funny to me. His smile and mannerisms made me think of him as a child. He could act and I could really feel his emotions. I also really enjoyed the fact that the guy on the opposite side of the mirror was so despicable and a total jerk. I thought that their personalities were similar. I was surprised to find out that the guy on the opposite side of the mirror was meant to be the type of person that Ruprecht's character was trying to be in his life. I thought that the man who was doing the unthinking act of violence was meant to be the opposite side of Ruprecht's character. It was really cool to see the very different personalities of the characters of this movie. I enjoyed this movie a lot and I recommend it to anyone who has a good time at the movies.

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Alan Elliott

I am a big fan of the original Bollywood film, "The Hologram for the King", starring Anil Kapoor and Manisha Koirala, and I found this remake enjoyable enough, but it lacked the emotional depth and impact of the original. Sure, I liked it better, but it wasn't as good. The movie is a love story between two people, played by Shahid Kapoor and Manisha Koirala. Shahid plays a talented and down-on-his-luck teacher and is trying to make ends meet while keeping his academic ethics. Manisha plays a teacher in a private school, in which she makes ends meet by teaching English literature. She and Shahid meet at a party where they share a romantic fling. One of the most heartbreaking scenes in the film is when Manisha admits that she has feelings for Shahid, and the audience is treated to her tears. Manisha never took the "real" step of confessing to Shahid. The scene is the high point of the film. But for the most part, the story is about the chemistry between Shahid and Manisha, and the relationship between them. Shahid is a gifted, successful and happy young man. He lives with his father, is a very active and energetic student, and is struggling to find his place in the world. He lives with his mother, is friendly with his father's friend, and is in love with Manisha. Shahid and Manisha have a beautiful and tender relationship. Shahid and Manisha are far more like a couple than a couple, and they are learning to live in the shadow of their relationship, and how to take care of one another. Manisha is trying to juggle her own career and her love for Shahid. She is worried about her father's health, and her relationship with her mother. She is trying to get Shahid into an advanced English class, and she wants him to be more helpful to her. She wants to be more of a role model for her students. Manisha and Shahid are learning the hard way that being perfect doesn't mean being perfect. I do not think Shahid is perfect. He is a good actor, but he is not perfect. He has a lot of learning to do. For example, he doesn't really understand English. And he is not just a writer. He has a strong opinion on some social issues. Manisha has also got some things to learn from Shahid. She is trying to go from a low-key professor to a leading voice in the English literature department. And Shahid has a lot of lessons to learn. They need to find a new normal, something normal for them to be successful. And they both need to be more considerate to each other. The story has a lot of drama. I found it very sad when Shahid dies. I also found it very moving when Manisha's father dies. Manisha's father, played by Vikram Bhatt, is a successful businessman. He is caring, supportive,

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Willie Fernandez

The name of the film "The Hologram for the King" is one that will cause many people to either disagree with or praise. The film portrays a man who is given the gift of life after being shot at close range by a terrorist, who has the power to bring someone back from the dead. The man, who is given a long life, is used for the purposes of the terrorist. However, he is given the ability to send someone back to the grave. It is not until the end of the film that the man realizes what has happened. I have to admit that the film, when you see it for the first time, is not very dramatic and you may not connect with it. However, the film actually contains more of a story than I was expecting. There are many subplots that the film plays out in the film, and the film does a great job in showing you the various events that occur throughout the film, and the conflicts that the characters have with each other, and with the people that they work for. One of the most touching scenes in the film involves a man and woman who are separated at the beginning of the film. In one scene, the woman comes to the man, who is having a nervous breakdown, and he tells her that he will return her to him. The man's reaction is a positive one, and he tells her he will come back to her. The woman says that she is not ready for this. She is determined to go on living, but the man's words are a positive and peaceful attitude. As the film goes on, the woman realizes that he will come back to her, and that the man will return to her. In the end, the woman realizes that he has never left her, and the man realizes that she has never left him. This scene is one that I believe will be thought-provoking. It really is a great scene that will keep you in your seat until the end. It is also a scene that will make you want to see the film. The man who has been living a lie for so long comes to realize that he has only ever been here to hold her and be with her, and it was time to take the last step in his life. The ending of the film is very powerful, and I believe that this will be one of the most powerful scenes of the film.

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Joyce Aguilar

I was born in 1977 and I grew up with the Twilight Saga. I saw this film when I was in my early teens, and watched it more than 20 times in my life. This is one of the best films I have ever seen. I have seen it every year since it was first released. I have read all of the books, and I still love them, and have watched every movie in the Twilight Saga. I will always love this film. So I was excited when I saw that a sequel was coming out. I saw the trailer, and I thought, "Aww, that looks cute, but what the heck will they do with it?". I went to the movie theater, and I was stunned. The cast was amazing, the special effects were spectacular, the soundtrack was perfect, and the ending was one of the most satisfying endings I have ever seen. This movie is so different than the first one, and I love the fact that they showed Bella and Edward growing older, even though they were actually teenagers. It was a great way to show their growth as a couple. Also, I love how there is no magic, there is no fairy tales, this was done in such a way that it fit in perfectly. There were also many references to other Twilight movies, so you know where they are going. Also, I thought they did an amazing job with the battle between Edward and Edward. I loved it. The acting was amazing, I have never seen anyone act this way. Also, they did a fantastic job of showing how important Edward was to Bella, and how important he was to him. I think that was done really well. It was a great way to end this trilogy, and I really hope that the next movie will be better than this one. They just could not have done a better job. So I am very happy that I saw this movie, and I hope that they will make another one.

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Mildred Watkins

Julia Louis-Dreyfus does a masterful job as an aging, superstitious, depressed middle-aged wife. Her character's issues are also taken up by her children, played by Ben Stiller and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Stiller is great as the out-of-touch boyfriend who brings the family together in unexpected ways. And Leigh, as his wife, is perfect in her sad, slightly hysterical performance. This is a story that touches on life's many problems: loneliness, lack of faith, child-rearing, career-trauma, and even domestic violence. These are the stories that are in the background and sometimes take center stage in the movie. Each has its own set of problems and solutions, but the major themes are the themes of love, faith, and the importance of family. Each of the children is flawed and in need of some healing. That's the basis for the story. It's the emotional core that makes this a great movie. It's not as bleak and depressing as it could have been, but is still a good story. This is not an action-adventure movie. It's not full of explosions and explosions. It's not dark and depressing. It's not terribly action-packed. It's not filled with intense action. But it's good, clean fun. It's a good story that will make you feel good and feel good.