John Travolta leads an all-star cast (including Oscar® winners Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates and Billy Bob Thornton) on a wild race to the presidency in this savagely funny comedy. Jack Stanton (Travolta) is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan (Thompson). Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
27 Ratings
27 Ratings

80% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.2/10
  • Fresh 61
  • Rotten 15

Critics Consensus: Well acted and suprisingly funny.

15+ COMMON SENSE

Well-acted drama full of Clinton-era jabs.

Information

Studio
Universal Pictures
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1998 Universal City Studios Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (United States) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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