Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party

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Hillary's America: The Secret of the Democratic Party
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Hillary's America: The secret history of how not to attack democrats.
Genre: Documentary Film
Directed By: Dinesh D'Souza
Bruce Schooley
Produced By: Gerald R. Molen
Written By: Dinesh D'Souza
Bruce Schooley
Starring: Dinesh D'Souza
Photography: Color
Distributed By: Quality Flix
Release Date: July 15, 2016
Runtime: 106 Minutes
Country: United States
Language: English
Budget: $5 million
Box Office: $13.1 million
Prequel: 2016: Obama's America
Sequel: Death of a Nation

Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party is a 2016 American political propaganda "documentary" film about presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and an examination of the history of the Democratic Party, written and directed by Dinesh D'Souza and Bruce Schooley The film had a limited release on July 15, 2016, before a wide release on July 22, 2016, and accompanies a book by D'Souza by the same name.

Plot

The plot follows Dinesh D'Souza as he tells the secret history of Hillary Clinton and the Democrats.

Why It Sucks

  1. Ironically, Hillary Clinton is barely featured in the film, only being in the title and very end of the final act of the movie, thus counted as misleading. When she's introduced, the film can't decide whether it wants to attack Clinton specifically or the Democratic Party in general, resulting in a completely muddled message.
  2. It is supposed to be a documentary, but it's mostly a propaganda piece that doesn't care to show actual history and only against the Democratic Party itself, not Clinton.
  3. Much of the "secret history" notes are actually well-known facts by many historians and watchers alike (such as the Democrats being involved with the creation of the Ku Klux Klan), only with the biased and nonsensical approach that "if the Democrats started, they're still involved with it".
  4. The problem with this movie's attack on the Democrats is that many of these acts that D'Souza pins on them he conflates them poorly with the 21st Century Democrats even though both present day and the 19th-20th Democrats were completely different and separate organizations from each other.
  5. For an attack piece against the Democrats, it doesn't exactly flatter the Republicans.
  6. Despite being a documentary, it has numerous inaccuracies and terrible acting.
  7. Some scenes, such as the DNC headquarters and Hillary's campaign center locations, are clearly sound stages with paid actors as Accountant and Campaign staff managers, thus explaining the lack of security for both locations.
  8. Bizarre and nonsensical re-enactments. For example, there is a scene where a ghostly KKK knight riding a horse leaps out of a projector screen and the people watching the movie react to their presence.
  9. Like its predecessor 2016: Obama's America and sequel Death of a Nation, it was released during an election year in an attempt to influence the election's outcome.
  10. D'Souza tries to paint himself as a persecuted opponent whose arrest was propelled by the Democrats when his previous movies barely made an impact and he has only himself to blame for his crime. He then goes on to show footage that would display him committing even more crimes (fraud and trespassing) while gaining access to DNC headquarters, if it were actually real instead of staged.
  11. As mentioned above, D'Souza called the documentary's nomination and wins at the Golden Raspberry Awards "petty revenge" for Trump winning the 2016 presidential election showing that he cannot take criticism.

Reception

Although the film was a box office success, critics panned the film. It has a score of 4% of Rotten Tomatoes and a 2 out of 100 on Metacritic, making it one of the worst documentaries of all time.

It was nominated for five Golden Raspberry Awards, and won four including Worst Picture (a first for a documentary film), and Worst Director and Worst Actor for D'Souza himself. D'Souza reacted to the nominations by calling them "petty revenge" for Donald Trump's election.

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Comments


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EijiZeBoi

10 months ago
Score 0
This is worse than Leaving Neverland. Change my mind.
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Emoboy69

10 months ago
Score -5
i dont understand ppl who say there is no evidence in Leaving Neverland when there is like a ton
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HellLord

10 months ago
Score 1
emoboy, does that mean you support wade robson 😧
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Trevor807

10 months ago
Score 6
He's probably saying that there's a ton of evidence that Wade was lying.
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HellLord

10 months ago
Score 1
Oh, ok, thanks for letting me know trevor
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Batman129

8 months ago
Score 2
Actually Emoboy several comments on other wikis saying he is guilty,
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HellLord

8 months ago
Score 0
I know batman, Emoboy literally called MJ a nonce when he’s not
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Stephenfisher2001

10 months ago
Score 4
Personally, when I'm going to say this, I personally disliked Hillary Clinton, and If you guys like Hillary, I can respect that.
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Trevor807

10 months ago
Score 4
At least you're more rational about it than D'Souza ever was.
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Stephenfisher2001

10 months ago
Score 0
Time for me, to update my blog page of me. :|
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Paprika

10 months ago
Score 2
Oh boy. Since it's 2020 I can't wait to see what flaming pile of political trash D'Souza makes this year.
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Trevor807

10 months ago
Score 0
One thing’s certain: Joe Biden would be the target.
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Trevor807

9 months ago
Score 0
Update: Looks like he got a movie called Trump Card, due to release on my 17th birthday. As far as I know, it's just going to be look at the "socialism, corruption and gangsterization that now define the Democratic Party". More of the same, basically. Targets: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and the Democratic Party.
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Thedoomaster215

9 months ago
Score 1
We get a trailer for trump card. But not the empty man. Also the empty man is coming out the same day.
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Beefmellington

5 months ago
Score 0
Basically Alt Right Wing Propaganda
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Xian Pu

5 months ago
Score 3
So, at this point, D'Souza is pretty much one-for-four with his documentaries. He got the outcome he wanted with this one, but lost out with 2016: Obama's America, Death of a Nation, and Trump Card.
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Trevor807

5 months ago
Score 4
Imagine 2022 or 2024...
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Mr. Tenno

2 days ago
Score 0
Cheap propaganda under the disguise as a documentary

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