Desperate for a splashy win, Democratic political consultant Gary Zimmer (Steve Carell) was taken with a viral town hall video of plain-speaking Wisconsin farmer/veteran Jack Hastings (Chris Cooper). Gary successfully pitches Jack on a mayoral run in his deep-red community--a task that gets tougher when Zimmer's old Republican nemesis, Faith Brewster (Rose Byrne), lends her savvy to the incumbent.
Political campaigns -- Fiction.
Political candidates -- Fiction.
Political consultants -- Fiction.
Veterans -- Fiction.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Carell, Steve, 1962- actor.
Cooper, Chris, actor.
Davis, Mackenzie, actor.
Grace, Topher, 1978- actor.
Lyonne, Natasha, actor.
Messing, Debra, 1968- actor.
Sasso, Will, 1975- actor.
Stewart, Jon, 1962- screenwriter, film director, film producer.
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.