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Running Mates (2000)

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Tom Selleck is a governor who is campaigning to win the presidential nomination.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Gov. James Reynolds Pryce
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Lauren Hartman
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Jennifer 'Jenny' Pryce
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Shawna
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Meg Gable
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Sen. Terrence Randall
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Sen. Mitchell Morris
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Jody Daniels
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Heather Gable
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Brooke Pryce
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Tom Selleck is a governor who is campaigning to win the presidential nomination.

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A winning ticket of campaign, comedy, and conscience. See more »

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Tropical Espionage
Written by Joseph L. Altruda
Performed by Joey Altruda and His Cocktail Crew
Courtesy of Will Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Appealing Political Commentary
14 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

If only a real politician would act like this. Tom Selleck's character is a two term governor from Michigan, running for the Presidency, who still hasn't sold his soul to interest groups. Will he/won't he? That's the question. Good thing he wasn't offered money by Buddist nuns. All in all an entertaining film and far better than the reruns on this time of year.

I tuned in to see Laura Linney a tremendously underrated talent, and was pleasantly surprised with a good story and an ensemble cast of people I wish we saw more of.

Worth a watch...I gave it a 7.


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