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Matthew Broderick Matthew Broderick
Jim McAllister
Reese Witherspoon Reese Witherspoon
Tracy Flick
Chris Klein Chris Klein
Paul Metzler
Jessica Campbell Jessica Campbell
Tammy Metzler
Mark Harelik Mark Harelik
Dave Novotny
Phil Reeves Phil Reeves
Walt Hendricks
Molly Hagan Molly Hagan
Diane McAllister
Delaney Driscoll Delaney Driscoll
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Alexander Payne Alexander Payne


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A good movie

4 years, 9 months ago at Dec 21 10:55
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Since I kept hearing good things about this flick, I was really eager to check it out. The interesting thing about this flick was above all to see Reese Witherspoon who, before starring in all those (boring) romantic comedies, showed up in this highschool satire. Honestly, I was expecting a little more but I must admit, it was still pretty good. Indeed, Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon and Chr... read more


3 years, 9 months ago at Dec 24 1:56
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This is one of those films that not too many know about but they definitely need to. Tammy Metzler was the perfect opposition for the Tracy Flick character in the film.


8 years, 1 month ago at Aug 21 20:34
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This film is a pitch-perfect gem that flew under the radar when it was first released. The plot is straight forward: high school student body election, the beloved teacher who's personal life is unraveling behind the scenes, the popular jock, his lesbian sister who emerges as a cult hero, and the overachieving mastermind who plans to win the election no matter what the cost. There's excellent ac... read more
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A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Release date: 7 May 1999
UPC: 097363340379
Tags: Comedy (27), Drama (18), 1999 (12), 1990s (11), Teen (11), Satire (10), School (9), Black Comedy (9), High School (9), Politics (6), Infidelity (5), (5), Teacher (3), 90s (3), Nebraska (3), Based On Novel (3), Teaching (3), Washington D.C. (3), Lesbian (3), Overachiever (3)
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