MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,067 this week

Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? (2006)

7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 204 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 7 critic

Frank Popper's engaging documentary follows the 2004 campaign of Jeff Smith, a young political science instructor at Washington University who runs for the seat vacated by retiring ... See full synopsis »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1586 titles
created 22 Jan 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 12 Feb 2012
 
a list of 1530 titles
created 28 Oct 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 15 Jan 2013
 
a list of 237 titles
created 28 Mar 2013
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? (2006)

Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? (2006) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?.
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Nick Adams ...
Himself
Joan Barry ...
Herself
Charles Brennan ...
Himself
Russ Carnahan ...
Himself
Howard Dean ...
Himself
Martin Duggan ...
Himself
Artie Harris ...
Himself
Ray Hartman ...
Himself
Clay Haynes ...
Himself
Matt Henley ...
Himself
Jo Mannies ...
Herself
Bill McClellan ...
Himself
Sam Simon ...
Himself
Jeff Smith ...
Himself
Mark Smith ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Frank Popper's engaging documentary follows the 2004 campaign of Jeff Smith, a young political science instructor at Washington University who runs for the seat vacated by retiring congressman Dick Gephardt... See full synopsis »

Add Full Plot | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 November 2006 (Netherlands)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In August, 2009, Jeff Smith, the subject of this documentary, pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy in lying to federal investigators about his involvement in creating and mailing a flier critical of his primary opponent in this race. See more »

Connections

References Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Perfect
27 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This documentary is amazing. The summary is posted above, read it. Right off the bat I you feel an emotional connection with Jeff Smith, and the feeling never subsides. The documentarians did a great job of connecting you right away with the protagonist, Smith, and never letting go. While the film seems personal you are alway getting a birds-eye view via local political commentators.

This film shows you how a campaign is run on a grass roots level. This film shows you how American politics really runs. This film is what every documentary should be.

Democrats and Republicans alike can love this political underdog story. 10/10 (not for people not interested in politics)


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Unbelievably inspiring film turnbucklejones

Contribute to This Page