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duo Barry Levinson and Robin Williams re-team to tell the tale of a quick-witted radio talk-show host whose fanciful bid for the presidency becomes a surprising reality in the one political comedy that truly speaks for the people. When talk show host Tom Dobbs (Robin Williams) makes an offhand comment 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, the revelation that his surprise victory was actually the result of a voting computer glitch and not 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. Laura Linney, Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, and Lewis Black co-star the satirical comedy scripted and directed by Levinson. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:October 13, 2006


Robin Williams
as Tom Dobbs
Laura Linney
as Eleanor Green
Christopher Walken
as Jack Menken
Lewis Black
as Eddie Langston
Jeff Goldblum
as Stewart
David Alpay
as Danny
Karen Hines
as Alison McAndrews
Linda Kash
as Jenny Adams


Barry Levinson
David C. Robinson
James G. Robinson
Barry Levinson
Dick Pope
Allan Mason
Musical Direction/Supervision
Graeme Revell
Composer (Music Score)
Blair Daily
Steve Weisberg
Stefania Cella
Production Designer
Joshu de Cartier
Art Director
David Coatsworth
Executive Producer
David C. Robinson
Executive Producer
Rob Fried
Executive Producer
Guy McElwaine
Executive Producer
Delphine White
Costume Designer
Clive Thomasson
Set Decorator
Laird McMurray
Special Effects
Myron Hoffert
First Assistant Director
Pam Dixon
D.J. Carson
Unit Production Manager
Branko Racki
Stunts Coordinator
Myron Hoffert
Assistant Director
Eric J. Robertson
Visual Effects Supervisor
Aaron Weintraub
Visual Effects Supervisor