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Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  14 March 2009 (USA)
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It's time for change in America--but not without a few parting words from former President George W Bush. Here's your chance to discover the man behind the myth as HBO presents Will Ferrell... See full summary »

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It's time for change in America--but not without a few parting words from former President George W Bush. Here's your chance to discover the man behind the myth as HBO presents Will Ferrell in a performance of his heralded one-man Broadway show. Written by Anonymous

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Ask not what your country can do for you but what have I done to your country?

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Will Ferell: Ameriki se efharisto - Mia nyhta me ton George Bush Junior  »

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During the 'nickname' section of the show, the woman who is a Shakespeare scholar is seated next to Ed Norton and the woman who's a tennis coach is seated next to Adam Levine of Maroon 5. Also, at the beginning of the show, you can see Kevin Kline in the audience. See more »

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[first lines]
George W. Bush: That was weird. When the pilots of Marine One said they were going to drop me off in New York City, I thought they were joking. I said, "Sure. Y'know, while you're at it, why don't you drop me off in the faggy Theater District?" And guess what, they did! So the joke's on me. But let me be clear about something - I'm just kidding, okay? I don't think theater's faggy. Except for "Cats." and "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change." Yeah, that one's queer and Yiddishy. You know, if ...
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Satan is Real
Composed by Charlie Louvin and Ira Louvin
Performed by The Louvin Brothers
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film and Television Music
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13 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Obviously someone missed the point of this. Will Ferrell has been playing this Bush character since his days on SNL and this is that character at his best. Most level headed people that don't tie political satire with extreme political biased, will understand that it's just a big goof; George Bush himself would probably find this to be quite amusing(maybe that's a stretch, but even Bush is smart enough to see that this is satire not a serious political movie). No matter your party affiliation, if you can think with a free mind and don't take everything that Will Ferrell says to be him preaching a serious liberal agenda, you should be able to enjoy this. I mean c'mon it's Will Ferrell, after Stranger Than Fiction I don't think he'll ever be serious again.


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