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Swing Vote

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Swing Vote

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
115 minutes
Limited Release Date:
08/01/08
performer:
Kevin Costner, Kelsey Grammer, Dennis Hopper
director:
Joshua Michael Stern
distributor:
Touchstone Pictures
author:
Joshua Michael Stern, Jason Richman
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C

In the box office bomb Swing Vote, an obnoxious man-child (Kevin Costner) becomes the single voter on whom the presidential election hinges. Both candidates pervert their platforms to court him, leading ? to a supposedly valuable lesson about the U.S. electoral system. The similarly lifeless EXTRAS, including deleted scenes and a making-of doc, add nothing to the ticket. ?C