Man of the Year (2006) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Tom Dobbs, comedic host of a political talk show - a la Bill Maher and Jon Stewart - runs for President of the US as an independent candidate who, after an issues-oriented campaign and an explosive performance in the final debate, gets just enough votes to win. Trouble is he owes his victory to a computer glitch in the national touch-screen voting system marketed by Delacroy, a private company with a rising stock price. To protect their fortune, Delacroy executives want to keep the glitch a secret, but one programmer, Eleanor Green, wants Dobbs to know the truth. Can she get to him?

    - Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>
  • Tom Dobbs is a popular satirical comedian with his own TV show. When the presidential election approaches, he decides to become an independent candidate in order to gain more material and be able to mock the candidates up-close. To his, as well as a lot of peoples' surprise, he actually becomes elected to president. In reality, however, the whole thing was caused by a major glitch in the new electronic voting system that was used. The executives of the company that designed it, Delacroy, both want to keep the truth a secret, as it will mean the end of the company. One of its lead programmers, Eleanor Green, decides to tell the truth. The Delacroy executives become determined to stop her at all costs.

    - Written by J. Rieper
  • A comedian who hosts a news satire program decides to run for president, and a computerized voting machine malfunction gets him elected.

    - Written by jgp3553@yahoo.com


The story opens with Tom Dobbs (Robin Williams), a comedian and host of a satirical talk show who is able to tap into people's frustrations with the sharply divided...

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