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"Too Handsome. Too Young. Too Liberal. Doesn't have a chance. He's PERFECT!"

This satirical comedy tells the story of a fictional US Presidential race that sees a popular Republican candidate walking towards the White House. Democrat Bill McKay, the son of a respected Senator is told he can take up the Democratic nomination and say what he wants as he will lose the election anyway. Democratic election specialist Marvin Lucas discovers McKay is about to be humiliated and steps in to make sure the Democratic loss is not as bad as expected. Unfortunately, as McKay's message is diluted more and more he rises up the polls and is suddenly a Presidential contender.

PG
| 1972 | 1 hr 49 min | 7.1/10
Cast
Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas, Don Porter
Studio
Warner Bros. Pictures
Director
Michael Ritchie
Language
English
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