Donald J. Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride. But all his success didn't come for nothing. First, he inherited millions of dollars from his rich father, then he grabbed New York City by the balls. Now you can learn the art of negotiation, real estate, and high-quality brass in this illuminating made-for-TV special feature, Funny Or Die Presents Donald Trump's The Art Of The Deal: The Movie. Written by
Johnny Depp was on set for four days, filming under heavy secrecy. Many of the film's supporting cast had to sign non-disclosure agreements in order to keep his involvement a total secret from the general public until the day of release. See more »
In the bar scene, Trump refers to Roy Cohn as "Right-hand man to Senator Eugene McCarthy." Roy Cohn did not work for Liberal Democratic Minnesota Senator Eugene McCarthy, but rather anti-Communist Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy. See more »
At the end of the movie there are fake credits for the movie, crediting Donald J. Trump for almost every task (exceptions are e.g. "Catering - The Mexicans"). During these credits Donald Trump is talking to the audience. After that the real credits for the movie appear. After these credits Ron Howard appears and says how awful the movie was and he wants all to forget that this movie or even Donald Trump exists. See more »
A Sketch would Have Been Fun, Fifty Minutes was Too Much,
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie is a mediocre TV movie that has its ups and downs in terms of writing, despite a talented cast. Funny or Die certainly gathered an impressive creative team to parody the most controversial presidential candidate in American history.
There are great cameos throughout, such as Patton Oswalt and Ron Howard as himself. The star of the show is Johnny Depp, taking a very interesting turn as Trump himself, he may not sound very much like him, but his mannerisms and dialogue is stellar, he brings the character to life in his own very unique way.
It does get tiring after a while, twenty minutes it and the humour started to die down for me, it was very one note, fifty minutes was too much. The run time may have been a bit more bearable if they were not so inclined to make the movie look extremely low budget, purposely making the colour off putting, I got the joke but it took me out of the "plot" too much. While there are certainly funny moments, The Art of the Deal falls flat for me, if you enjoy making fun of Donald Trump you might as well check out Funny or Die as they take the joke way too far, other than that avoid it.
A satirical adaptation of business tycoon Donald Trump's bestselling novel, as he teaches a young boy how to make it big in the industry.
Best Performance: Johnny Depp
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