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"The Campaign" (2012)

Details on "The Campaign" including a review, trailer, film photos, news, and cast list for this comedy movie starring Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, and Jason Sudeikis.

The Plot: When long-term congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) 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 (Zach Galifianakis), director of the local Tourism Center. At first, Marty appears to be the unlikeliest possible choice but, with the help of his new benefactors' support, a cutthroat campaign manager and his family's political connections, he soon becomes a contender who gives the charismatic Cam plenty to worry about. As Election Day closes in, the two are locked in a dead heat, with insults quickly escalating to injury until all they care about is burying each other, in this mud-slinging, back-stabbing, home-wrecking comedy from "Meet the Parents" director Jay Roach that takes today's political circus to its logical next level. Because even when you think campaign ethics have hit rock bottom, there's room to dig a whole lot deeper.
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Movie Review
You can't go wrong with a comedy set in the twisted world of politics and with funny guys Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis as opposing candidates, right?

Inside "The Campaign"
The film's stars - Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis - play nice during the press conference to promote the political comedy.

Movie Trailer
Watch Will Ferrell take on Zach Galifianakis in "The Campaign" trailer.

Cast List
A list of the actors and crew, running time, release date, and MPAA rating.

Film Poster
Poster tagline: "May the best loser win"

Production News
(March 2012) "The Campaign" has wound done, with filming just finishing up. Read on...

Zach vs Will
(Dec 2010) It's a battle of the big screen comedians.

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