The Campaign (Extended Cut)HD Closed Captioning
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About the Movie
Get the Extended Cut, with even more mud-slinging, back-stabbing, home-wrecking comedy featuring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis. When long-term congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) commits a major public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of ultra-wealthy CEOs plot to put up a rival candidate and gain influence over their district. Their man: naïve Marty Huggins (Zach Galifianakis), director of the local Tourism Center. At first, Marty appears to be the unlikeliest possible choice but, with the help of a cutthroat campaign manager, he soon becomes a contender who gives Cam plenty to worry about. As election day closes in, the two are locked in a dead heat, with insults quickly escalating to injury until all they care about is burying each other in this hilarious comedy from "Meet the Parents" director Jay Roach. Because even when you think campaign ethics have hit rock bottom, there's room to dig even deeper.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 200
- Fresh: 129
- Rotten: 71
- Average Rating: 5.9/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Simply taken as a broad character comedy, "The Campaign" definitely has its moments.
Fresh: Despite the obviousness of its political points, the film has a scattershot, breezy appeal.
Fresh: Funny and entertaining, it's not a heavyweight contender, but who wants a heavyweight contender every time?
Rotten: Perhaps one in ten of the jokes hits the mark; the rest are damp, childish squibs
Good, but not great
Had its moments for sure , but I guess I thought with Will and Zach it would have been amazing .
Funny in a dumb way.
Am I the only non-'Murican who viewed this movie almost as a documentary of American politics?