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Al Franken: God Spoke (2006)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Franni Bryson ...
Herself (as Franni Franken)
Katherine Lanpher ...
Billy Kimball ...
Ben Wikler ...
Tim Bradley ...
Himself - Team Franken
Ayo Griffin ...
Himself - Team Franken
Rob Mackey ...
Himself - Team Franken
Himself - Team Franken
Chris Rosen ...
Himself - Team Franken
Kate Sullivan ...
Herself - Team Franken
Gabrielle Zuckerman ...
Herself - Team Franken
Himself (as Bill Bennett)
Neal Boortz ...
Himself (archive footage) (as President George Bush)


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Release Date:

30 April 2006 (USA)  »


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$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,533, 17 September 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$102,990, 10 December 2006
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I used to think highly of Al Franken
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I used to think highly of Al Franken before I saw this film. My political orientation is left and I despise the right-wing. In Al Franken: God Spoke, Al Franken and his producers make themselves out to be weak, ineffectual communicators. They make the right wing folks look like they have a focused message, wrong as it might be. There is really only one moment when this film successfully points out the wrongs of the right and that has to do with comparing Iraq with California. The remainder of this film's message is very unfocused and shows the producers and Al Franken to be bumbling idiots who have nothing better to do than follow the republicans around to moan about how wrong they are. With folks like them involved, no wonder Kerry lost! We need some leadership on the left if we ever expect to have a chance of winning. Come on Al Fanken!!! Was your brain on Holiday?

This film is not in keeping with Al Franken's excellent books which exposes the right wing's lies, lack of integrity, and complete lack of any morals whatsoever. This film simply makes Al Franken out to be a bumbling and ineffectual individual. Does Al really endorse this film...?

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