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Author: Barry LevinsonJames G RobinsonDavid RobinsonRobin WilliamsChristopher WalkenAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [Full screen ed.]View all editions and formats
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Tom Dobbs makes an offhand comment on his late night talk show that he would be a better president than the leader who currently occupies the White House. A grassroots campaign conducted by his legions of fans finds him unexpectedly ushered into the Oval Office and forced to live up to his promise. Unfortunately for Dobbs, he finds out that his surprise victory was actually the result of a voting computer glitch and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Romantic comedy films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Comedy films
Suspense films
Romance
Comedy
Thrillers
Political
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Levinson; James G Robinson; David Robinson; Robin Williams; Christopher Walken; Laura Linney; Lewis Black; Jeff Goldblum; David Alpay; Faith Daniels; Tina Fey; Amy Poehler; Doug Murray; Graeme Revell; Universal Pictures (Firm); Morgan Creek Productions.
OCLC Number: 76877996
Language Note: English, French or Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: "Robin Williams: a stand up guy" featurette ; "Commander and chief" featurette.
Credits: Director of photography, Dick Pope ; editors, Blair Daily, Steven Weisberg ; music, Graeme Revell ; costume designer, Delphine White ; production designer, Stefania Cella.
Cast: Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, Jeff Goldblum, David Alpay, Faith Daniels, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Doug Murray.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for language including some crude sexual references, drug related material, and brief violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Responsibility: A Universal release ; James G. Robinson presents ; a Morgan Creek production ; produced by David Robinson, James G. Robinson ; written and directed by Barry Levinson.

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Tom Dobbs makes an offhand comment on his late night talk show that he would be a better president than the leader who currently occupies the White House. A grassroots campaign conducted by his legions of fans finds him unexpectedly ushered into the Oval Office and forced to live up to his promise. Unfortunately for Dobbs, he finds out that his surprise victory was actually the result of a voting computer glitch and not winning the majority vote leaves the outspoken funnyman struggling with the decision to stay the course in the Oval Office or head back behind the microphone where he is truly in his element.

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