Kevin Costner stars in a clever, feel-good "landslide" comedy winner. An ordinary dad is inspired by his daughter to get involved with the upcoming Presidental election.
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Rotten: Goes for cheap laughs with its politics, but wins back at least some respect when it presents its central characters as real people and their issues as immune to instant cure.
- Brian Webster, Apollo Guide, Thursday, June 24, 2010
Rotten: I's unclear how we're supposed to respond.
- Chris Hewitt (St. Paul), St. Paul Pioneer Press, Tuesday, December 16, 2008
The only redeeming quality of this sad, sad excuse for film is the potential of the young Carroll, however poorly the laughably puerile script may have utilized her ability.
- rjayhutchinson, Friday, July 30, 2010
Not as bad as most people make it out to be. Yeah, not the best movie around, but it did have its' funny and sweet moments.
- dreamfaeries, Wednesday, May 5, 2010
A funny farce that is also quite touching and very Capraesque. The central gimmick is not really possible (more than likely), but the film explains it in a way that almost makes it believable. The ending is not important. The journey matters more than the destination. The large and notable cast (including numerous cameos) are terrific. Costener is great, but Madeiline Carroll gives the stand out performance. Do yourself a favor and see this funny and inspiring tale about personal responsibility, and why it matters to not be apathetic.
- cosmo313, Saturday, March 27, 2010