Documentary-style look at the fictional Senatorial campaign of Bob Roberts, an arch-conservative folk singer turned politician. This political satire includes several original songs co-written and performed by writer/director/star Tim Robbins, and cameo appearances by other stars as reporters and news anchors. Written by
Scott Renshaw <email@example.com>
Coming to a Senate seat near you.
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Did You Know?
touted this project around the various studios for six years. Ironically, for a film about the American political process, it was the English production company Working Title that came up with the necessary funds. See more
In a scene where Bob gets off the bus in "Harrisburg" a police barrier clearly says "City of Philadelphia." See more
The reason that Iran-Contra happened is because nobody did anything substantial about Watergate. And the reason that Watergate happened is that there were no consequences from the Bay of Pigs. They are all the same operatives, didn't you notice? The foot soldiers in the Bay of Pigs, the plumbers that got busted at Watergate, the gunrunners in Iran contra: they are all the same people. The same faces. Now it doesn't take a genius to make the connection here. A secret government beyond the ...
At the very end of the credits there is the screen-filling four-letter word 'VOTE'. See more
Wall Street Rap
Music and Lyrics by David Robbins
& Tim Robbins
Additional Vocal by Angela Hall
Produced and Arranged by David Robbins
Robbins Egg Music (c) 1992, A.S.C.A.P. See more