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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Doug Richardson (story)
Tom Schulman (screenplay)
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Release Date:
20 February 2004 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
This town isn't small enough for the both of them.
Plot:
A US president who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
NewsDesk:
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Jack Nicholson Retirement Rumors Debunked
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Mitt Romney Wants Gene Hackman to Play Him in a Movie
 (From E! Online. 14 September 2012, 2:19 PM, PDT)

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Cast

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Gene Hackman ... Monroe Cole

Ray Romano ... Handy Harrison

Marcia Gay Harden ... Grace Sutherland

Maura Tierney ... Sally Mannis

Christine Baranski ... Charlotte Cole

Fred Savage ... Bullard

Rip Torn ... Bert Langdon

June Squibb ... Irma

Wayne Robson ... Morris Gutman

John Rothman ... Stu
Karl Pruner ... Dyer

David Macniven ... Cloud
Jackie Richardson ... Martha
Paul Bates ... Bob

Reagan Pasternak ... Mandy
Philip Williams ... Kent
Jim Feather ... Reuben
Ed Fielding ... Harve
Denis Akiyama ... Izuki Nami

Jessica Holmes ... Dina

Natalie Brown ... Laurie Smith
Paul McGuire ... Local Reporter Chip

Heather Allin ... Local Reporter Heather
J.C. Kenny ... Local Reporter JC (as JC Kenny)
Diana Platts ... Fox Newscaster Jane
Peter Snider ... Fox Newscaster Bill
Dan Duran ... Local News Anchor Daryl
Lee Taylor ... Local News Anchor Leah
Pat Moffatt ... Council Woman
James Barrett ... Jim
Colleen Reynolds ... Rebecca
William Lynn ... Clay (as Bill Lynn)
Colleen Williams ... Francis

Jayne Eastwood ... Lucy Decker
Diane Gordon ... Elderly Woman on Street
Armando Tosquellas ... Grizzled Tatooed Driver
Chi Chi Rodriguez ... Himself
Carly Street ... Pig and Whistle Waitress
Richard A. Romano ... Handy's Bar Buddy

Catherine Burdon ... Flight Representative

Ennis Esmer ... Airport Passenger
Deborah Grover ... Airport Passenger
Adam Bramble ... Smitty the Cook

Michael Kinney ... Secret Service Agent

Jon Manfrellotti ... Reporter
Mark Kersey ... One Man Band
Sam Moses ... Hardware Store Customer

Krista Sutton ... Live Newscaster
Dawn Greenhalgh ... Coffee Shop Waitress
Jeff Gruich ... Bar Patron #1

Andrew Moodie ... Bar Patron #2
Doug Murray ... Bar Patron #3
Denise Desrochers ... Townsperson
Tim Eddis ... Stage Manager
Leslie M. Richardson ... Assistant to Grace Sutherland

Jackie Laidlaw ... Townsperson #2
Danny Mijovic ... Golfer
Bernard Keir Smith ... Golfer
Louis Strezos ... Golfer

Andy Hirsch ... Radio DJ Danny
Arlin Miller ... Radio DJ Jim
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Edward Herrmann ... Avery Hightower (Debate Moderator) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Donald Petrie 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Doug Richardson (story)

Tom Schulman (screenplay)

Produced by
Michael Beugg .... line producer: additional photography
Moritz Borman .... executive producer
Steven Brown .... line producer: reshoots
David Coatsworth .... executive producer
Marc Frydman .... producer
David Holden .... associate producer
Basil Iwanyk .... producer
Doug Richardson .... executive producer
Rory Rosegarten .... executive producer
Tom Schulman .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Debney 
 
Cinematography by
Victor Hammer 
 
Film Editing by
Debra Neil-Fisher 
 
Casting by
Sheila Jaffe 
Georgianne Walken 
 
Production Design by
David Chapman 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Shocrylas 
 
Set Decoration by
Gordon Sim 
 
Costume Design by
Vicki Graef 
 
Makeup Department
Ralph M. Abalos .... hair stylist: Mr. Romano
Ann Brodie .... makeup department head
Dee Cummings .... hair stylist
Paul R.J. Elliot .... hair department head (as Paul Elliot)
Inge Klaudi .... key makeup artist
Cheryl Ross .... key hair stylist
Shelley Woodhouse .... makeup artist: Mr. Romano (as Shelly Woodhouse-Collins)
Dorota Zajac .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Whitney Brown .... production manager
Jeffrey Harlacker .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lee Cleary .... first assistant director
Aric Dupere .... trainee assistant director
Craig Newman .... assistant director
Effy Papadopoulos .... third assistant director
Branko Racki .... second unit director
Andrew M. Robinson .... second assistant director (as Andy Robinson)
Gerrod Shully .... second second assistant director
Jonathan Wright .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Deryck Blake .... property master
Cameron S. Brooke .... key scenic artist
Robert C. Brooke .... lead scenic artist
Carlos Caneca .... second leadman
David Orin Charles .... set dresser
David G. Fremlin .... first assistant art director
Chris Hanson .... scenic laborer
Bill Harman .... construction coordinator
Jon Hunter .... assistant art director
Patricia Larman .... set decoration buyer
Meaghan Lynch .... assistant art director
Katie MacGregor .... third assistant art director
Aleksandra Marinkovich .... first assistant art director
Rob McCallum .... storyboard artist
Dennis Nam .... assistant art director
Aeschylus Poulos .... art department coordinator
Victor 'Chikko' Quon .... assistant head painter
Dave Rosa .... head painter
Keith Sly .... set decoration leadman
Guillaume DeLouche .... property master: additional photography (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Anna Behlmer .... sound re-recording mixer
Denis Bellingham .... boom operator
Peter Brown .... sound effects editor
Derek Casari .... adr engineer
Vincent Cirilli .... ProTools engineer
Susan Dawes .... dialogue editor (as Susan Shackelford)
Cameron Frankley .... supervising sound editor
Craig Heath .... sound recordist (as Craig 'Pup' Heath)
Ryan Juggler .... sound editor
Benjamin Kaplan .... apprentice sound editor
R.J. Kizer .... adr editor
David Lee .... sound recordist
David Lucarelli .... adr recordist
Aaron Martin .... synth programming
Jason McFarling .... boom operator
Jon Michaels .... assistant sound editor
Michele Perrone .... supervising adr editor
Robert Renga .... sound recordist
Robert Troy .... dialogue editor
John Soukup .... sound transfer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Martin Malivoire .... special effects director
Dennis Petersen .... special effects coordinator: additional footage
 
Visual Effects by
William L. Arance .... 3D modeler
Ryan Beadle .... digital I/O
R.J. Harbour .... digital compositor
Mark Kochinski .... digital effects artist
Peter Kuran .... visual effects
Lori C. Miller .... digital compositor and title designer
Peter Profetto .... compositor
Jon Terada .... compositor
Rich Thorne .... production executive
John T. Van Vliet .... visual effects supervisor
Pam Vick .... digital artist
Edson Williams .... Inferno artist
Phil Carbonaro .... composite supervisor (uncredited)
Kurt Wiley .... digital effects artist: morph animation (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Mark Kubr .... stunt double: Gene Hackman
Dan Lemieux .... stunts
Duncan McLeod .... stunts
Mike Mukatis .... stunts
Ernie F. Orsatti .... stunt coordinator
Branko Racki .... stunt coordinator
Robert Racki .... stunt coordinator
Petra Sprecher .... stunt performer
John MacDonald .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dave Bouskill .... rigging gaffer
Elizabeth Caruana .... aerial camera loader
Angelo Colavecchia .... camera operator
John Colavecchia .... assistant camera
Mark Colicci .... assistant camera
Tim Davis .... video assist operator
Cylvan Desrouleaux .... assistant camera
William Engel .... grip
Bryan Forde .... gaffer
Derek Grover .... digital imaging technician
Kerry Hayes .... still photographer
Mark Hryma .... camera operator: Wescam camera
Glen Keenan .... director of photography: second unit
Marek Krawczyk .... assistant rigging chief lighting technician
Mark Manchester .... key grip
Darcie McIsaac .... assistant camera
Clyde Miller .... assistant camera: Wescam camera
Roman M. Neubacher .... first assistant camera: second unit, Toronto
Mike Nixon .... technocrane operator
Danny Piva .... best boy
Bradley Richard .... second assistant camera: pick-up shots and re-shoots
Graeme Rivers .... lighting board operator
Ronald Schlueter .... playback operator
Michael Soos .... camera operator: "b" camera
Peter Albert .... digital video assist operator: Los Angeles reshoot (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Robin D. Cook .... casting: Canada
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Nicole Hilliard-Forde .... casting associate: Canada
Michael Hothorn .... casting executive
Meg Morman .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Renée Bravener .... costumer: Mr. Romano
Gayle Franklin .... extras costume truck supervisor
Tricia Gray .... costume designer: additional photography
Richard Krough .... costume buyer
Trelawnie Mead .... costume dyer/breakdown
Susan Nycz .... assistant costume set supervisor
Andre Schulz .... costumer: Mr. Hackman
 
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
David S. Clark .... assistant editor
Marisa Clayton .... post-production Coordinator: Modern VideoFilm
Patrick J. Don Vito .... additional editor
Chad Glastonbury .... second assistant editor
Clement Lush .... assistant colorist
David McKimmie .... post-production coordinator
Dennis McNeill .... color timer
Chad Rubel .... apprentice editor
David Tarnawsky .... first assistant film editor: Canada
Lonnie A. Mathes .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Wolfgang Amadeus .... electronic scoring mixer
Pete Anthony .... conductor
Pete Anthony .... orchestrator
Jeff Atmajian .... orchestrator
Frank Bennett .... orchestrator
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Lesli Carroll .... orchestrator
Celeste Chada .... music licensing
Lola Debney .... score assistant
Brad Dechter .... supervising orchestrator
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor
George Doering .... musician
John Finklea .... music editor
Mark Graham .... music librarian
Christopher Klatman .... orchestrator
Jon Kull .... orchestrator
Don Nemitz .... orchestrator
Maria Newman .... musician
John Rodd .... orchestral scoring recordist
Peter Rotter .... orchestra contractor
Ben Schor .... apprentice music editor
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
 
Transportation Department
Wilfred Bell .... transportation captain
Gord Bettles .... picture car mechanic
Bill Boyd .... picture car captain
Geno Hart .... transportation coordinator
William R. Peck .... driver
Carl Severin .... transportation co-captain
William L. Tataryn .... exclusive driver: Gene Hackman
Mark Van Alstyne .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Tobin Armbrust .... production executive
Lorrie Barth .... second assistant accountant
John 'Frenchie' Berger .... armorer
Mark Burrell .... assistant: Basil Iwanyk
Melanie Donkers .... production assistant
Tracy Fedak .... third assistant accountant
James Fraser .... assistant production coordinator
Brian Friedman .... assistant: Mr. Rosegarten
Dale Gienow .... animal trainer
Dan Gosse .... production assistant
Richard Grant .... auricle operator (as Richard B. Grant)
Francis Hadinoto .... production assistant: re-shoots
Elspeth Haughton .... production coordinator
Bill Hong .... operator: camera car/insert car
Graham Hoselton .... dailies film assistant
Devita Jacobs .... development intern
Susan James .... assistant production office coordinator
Christy Kallhovd .... assistant: Mr. Romano
Ryan Keaveney .... production assistant
Cory Koller .... assistant: Mr. Pettie, USA (as Cory Claffey-Koller)
Rose Lister .... first assistant accountant
Susan Marucci .... script supervisor
Natalie Mathes .... assistant post-production accountant
Alex McNaughton .... assistant location manager
Luis M. Mendoza .... location scout
Mark Moore .... location scout
Mark Nicholson .... assistant: Mr. Iwanyk
Alexander Nicolas .... marketing
Andre Paquin .... third assistant accountant
Stacia Peters .... assistant: Mr. Coatsworth (as Stacia Evelyn Peters)
Karen Pidgurski .... publicist
Frank Pines .... script coordinator
Wendie Saltarski .... production accountant
Esther Scannell .... construction accountant
Keleigh Slaight .... assistant: Basil Iwanyk
Claire Smith .... production assistant
Mary Sunshine .... production accountant
John Thomas .... production secretary
Dave Tommasini .... helicopter pilot
Andrew Trosmans .... research consultant
Gordon Weiske .... assistant: Mr. Petrie, Canada
Hans Hernke .... photo double: Fred Savage (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some brief sexual comments and nudity
Runtime:
110 min | Argentina:117 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Ray Romano's brother (Richard A. Romano) and dad appear in the bar scene where Romano is laughing at how Sally turned down the president for a kiss. His dad's the bartender and his brother's sitting next to him.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The newborn Labrador puppies eyes are open and are far too big to be newborns. In real life, the mother would not have allowed Sally and her assistant to handle the pups or wipe off their afterbirth; she licks the afterbirth off the pups during delivery.See more »
Quotes:
Handy Harrison:[Sound of flushing of a toilet at Monroe Cole's house; Handy Harrison emerges out of the bathroom in front of astounded ex-president] I'm all done in here.
Handy Harrison:[Realizing that was double-entendre] I mean, I'm done fixing it.
Handy Harrison:That flashing you heard - that's work-related, not personal.
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Soundtrack:
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Raymond on the silver screen, 10 June 2010
Author: A56T from United Kingdom

Ray Romano makes the bold first step into feature films and judging by this films gross and other reviews it looks like his foot got burned.

This film is an enjoyable enough piece with a few good laughs and a decent story. Romano and Hackman work well together and Fred Savage is good as the Presidents aide.

It just lacks that killer punch that Romanos sitcom has and the jokes don't run as fluently as they could. Romanos character is so similar to his sitcom character that we are left waiting for his co-stars on the show to appear. Sadly they do not

Romano is a charming and funny guy and his charm carries the film and it is only when he is not on screen the film that the film really starts to flag. With the right script Romano could still have a film career but I think if he's waiting for the script for "Welcome Back to Mooseport" to come through his letterbox he could be waiting a long time.

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