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The Campaign

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6.11 h 25 min2012X-Ray15
When long-term congressman Cam Brady 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 North Carolina district. Their man: naïve Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Centre. At first, Marty appears to be the unlikeliest possible choice but, with the help of his new benefactors' support, a...
Directors
Jay Roach
Starring
Will FerrellDylan McdermottJohn Lithgow
Genres
Comedy
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio Languages
EnglishEnglish [Audio Description]
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Supporting actors
Zach GalifianakisDan AykroydJason SudeikisBrian CoxKatherine La Nasa
Studio
Warner Bros.
Content advisory
Alcohol usefoul languagesexual contentsmokingsubstance useviolence
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4.4 out of 5 stars

1020 global ratings

  1. 69% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 14% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 10% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 3% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 4% of reviews have 1 stars
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Moray GreigReviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 August 2016
2.0 out of 5 stars
Weak plot, but funny in places
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I thought the plot was a bit too silly and unrealistic for my liking, even for a Hollywood comedy. It also makes virtues out of attitudes that I believe are bad in scoiety.

However, it was very funny in places. If you enjoy vulgar humour, you will get the occasional laugh.

At 1hr 15 min, the movie was mercifully short.
One person found this helpful
CLFReviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 September 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Love this film SO much!
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I am a huge Will Ferrell fan and this is one of my faves. It’s got everything! I love it so much.
If you’re having a bad day, put this on and you will soon be feeling very happy and you may even forget why you were feeling sad.
LexiReviewed in the United Kingdom on 14 February 2017
2.0 out of 5 stars
VERY AMERICAN, very crude, quite a true representation.
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VERY AMERICAN. The good bits, its an unfortunately realistic representation of American politics and campaign tactics, and has a smattering of funny bits, unfortunately its predictable, crude and not as funny as you'd expect.
5 people found this helpful
d w altusReviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 January 2019
4.0 out of 5 stars
very good funny
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I liked the funny parts best when they did good jokes and I laughed. sometimes they were very rude and did the sex jokes and I laughed even when they did the naughty bad sex jokes. the naughty bad sex jokes was my favourites.
MissieReviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 March 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
The farce that is American politics.
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Happily entertaining. A comical view of American politics.
v crosthwaiteReviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 April 2022
2.0 out of 5 stars
Very silly!
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I thought this was a very silly movie. Can’t recommend it!
Chris AReviewed in the United Kingdom on 07 January 2019
3.0 out of 5 stars
Funny
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Funny
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B ByrneReviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 September 2020
1.0 out of 5 stars
Beyond stupid
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no words...well 2 <-
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