A small town and its host of characters amp up the competition during its annual butter-carving contest

By EW Staff
Updated March 13, 2012 at 04:00 AM EDT

Hugh Jackman, Ty Burrell, and Jennifer Garner star in this quirky political comedy about a staple dairy product and its impact on a small Iowa town. Garner plays an audacious, outspoken Midwestern housewife who decides to enter a butter-carving competition when her husband — a butter-carving champion for 15 consecutive years — is forced to retire.