A Hologram for the King

A Hologram for the King

A Hologram for the King

Tom Hanks stars in the adaptation of the Dave Eggers novel, directed by Tom Tykwer (Cloud Atlas). Follows a washed-up American businessman who looks to recoup losses by securing a contract in Saudi Arabia.

2016Rating: M, Coarse language, sex scene, nudity and drug use98 minsUK, France, Germany, USA
Drama
92%
want to see

Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

The movie conjures no shortage of potent images, but push a bit deeper and your fist closes on empty air.

Time Out

Time Out

press

It's hard to imagine a more Tom Hanks-y setup than this.

3.0
The Washington Post

The Washington Post

press

It’s that rare fish-out-of-water story in which the fish miraculously manages to stop needing water, and learns to crave air instead.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

It takes an actor with the finesse of Tom Hanks to turn a story of confusion, perplexity, frustration and panic into an agreeably uncomfortable comedy.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Tom Tykwer’s adaptation is a meandering mess of half-baked storylines that amount to little. Hanks’s affable presence keeps it all afloat.

2.0
Little White Lies

Little White Lies

press

We leave the desert feeling parched.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Hanks’ portrayal of a man caught between utter defeat and a yearning to begin again is pitch-perfect.

Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

press

If it sounds like Hologram is basically about a middle-aged white guy getting his groove back in the Middle East, well, yes, it is that. But if you squint hard enough, it’s also a little bit more.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Pleasant but ultimately forgettable.

3.0
Variety

Variety

press

The movie conjures no shortage of potent images, but push a bit deeper and your fist closes on empty air.

Time Out

Time Out

press

It's hard to imagine a more Tom Hanks-y setup than this.

3.0
The Washington Post

The Washington Post

press

It’s that rare fish-out-of-water story in which the fish miraculously manages to stop needing water, and learns to crave air instead.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

It takes an actor with the finesse of Tom Hanks to turn a story of confusion, perplexity, frustration and panic into an agreeably uncomfortable comedy.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Tom Tykwer’s adaptation is a meandering mess of half-baked storylines that amount to little. Hanks’s affable presence keeps it all afloat.

2.0
Little White Lies

Little White Lies

press

We leave the desert feeling parched.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Hanks’ portrayal of a man caught between utter defeat and a yearning to begin again is pitch-perfect.

Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

press

If it sounds like Hologram is basically about a middle-aged white guy getting his groove back in the Middle East, well, yes, it is that. But if you squint hard enough, it’s also a little bit more.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Pleasant but ultimately forgettable.

3.0

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