MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 81,625 this week

Right America: Feeling Wronged - Some Voices from the Campaign Trail (2009)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  15 February 2009 (USA)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 348 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 6 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 826 titles
created 12 Dec 2011
 
a list of 146 titles
created 20 Aug 2012
 
a list of 584 titles
created 25 Dec 2012
 
list image
a list of 166 titles
created 9 months ago
 
list image
a list of 61 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Right America: Feeling Wronged - Some Voices from the Campaign Trail (TV Movie 2009)

Right America: Feeling Wronged - Some Voices from the Campaign Trail (TV Movie 2009) on IMDb 7.1/10

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

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A documentary on the Dixie Chicks in the wake of singer Natalie Maines' anti-George W. Bush statement at a 2003 concert.

Directors: Barbara Kopple, Cecilia Peck
Stars: Natalie Maines, Emily Robison, Martie Maguire
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Documentary account of George W. Bush's presidential campaign.

Directors: Alexandra Pelosi, Aaron Lubarsky
Stars: George W. Bush, R.G. Ratcliffe, Wayne Slater
The Trials of Ted Haggard (TV Movie 2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Alexandra Pelosi
Stars: Gayle Haggard, Ted Haggard
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A documentary that explores the world of children who reside in discounted motels within walking distance of Disneyland, living in limbo as their families struggle to survive in one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandra Pelosi
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself
Carl Cameron ...
Himself
...
Herself
Howard Fineman ...
Himself
Sean Hannity ...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Herself
...
Herself
...
Himself
Elaine Tornero ...
Herself - Campaign Volunteer
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 February 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A jobboldali Amerika esete az elnökválasztással  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Good movie that shows both extreme views and balanced mainstream views.
4 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie for the second time and was more impressed with Alexandra's Pelossi's attempt to allow her subjects a chance to honestly express themselves. The "drunk, red-necked bigots" are definitely the minority of the interviewees (and those views are definitely out there) - she tries to give a chance for everyone to make there own sound bite. In my first viewing, the extremes and the uninformed made a larger impression on me than the more well-spoken.

I think her movie has been 'vindicated' by the expressions of rage we see in the town halls, the teabag Allys, the 9/12 protests, etc.

The real issue is the technique - most people on the street don't have a command of the issues - progressive or conservative. Frankly, working people don't have TIME to cut through the bullshit. These people repeat what they've heard, what makes sense in their world view (the same as Hannity's liberals in his view from the street segments. Did she provide 'fact-checking' to these folks? No, all she did was allow folks to express themselves. Is this what has happened to the conservative movement in America? Where are the scholars of conservatism? Those whose arguments are founded on fact, research and logic.

I'm a liberal/progressive trying to maintain my life-long respect for the principles of conservatism. I'm looking for those folks I can respectfully disagree with based on a common understanding of history, fact-based disagreements of theory and principle. I see some of those folks in this movie - despite the racists, the homophobes, the folks motivated more by hate and fear than by a strong vision of conservatism and it's potential to provide a better life for all human beings.

It's a great movie and should be seen by both progressives and conservatives - and should be updated for current climes.


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A. Pelosi's film presupposes that Obama will have a great four years sabbry-1
What about their one-eyed leaders? zabbdiel
The Liberal Fox News brsgsoon2b
A good idea of what alot of Republicans are sadly like these days stikfigure1
Conseveratives who think this is a misrepresentation Mickyfinn
A whole new style of idiocy LeForce

Contribute to This Page