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Election (1999)

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Starring (View all)
John Ponzio John Ponzio
Georgetown Student
Rohan Quine Rohan Quine
Village Guy
Kaitlin Ferrell Kaitlin Ferrell
Jennifer
Nicholas D Nicholas D'Agosto
Larry Fouch
Holmes Osborne Holmes Osborne
Dick Metzler
Jeanine Jackson Jeanine Jackson
Jo Metzler
Matt Malloy Matt Malloy
Vice-Principal Ron Bell
Phil Reeves Phil Reeves
Walt Hendricks


Written by (View all)
Jim Taylor Jim Taylor
(screenplay)
Alexander Payne Alexander Payne
(screenplay)


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A good movie

8 years, 10 months ago at Dec 21 10:55
1 vote
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

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7 years, 10 months ago at Dec 24 1:56
1 vote
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.

Election

12 years, 2 months ago at Aug 21 20:34
1 vote
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 (29), Drama (20), 1999 (12), 1990s (12), Teen (10), Satire (9), High School (8), School (8), Black Comedy (8), (5), Infidelity (5), Politics (5), Washington D.C. (3), 90s (3), Overachiever (3), Lesbian (3), Teacher (3), Election (3), Teaching (3), Brother Sister Relationship (3)
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