5.2/10
11,350
96 user 82 critic

Welcome to Mooseport (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 20 February 2004 (USA)
Trailer
2:25 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
A US president who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Monroe Cole
... Handy Harrison
... Grace Sutherland
... Sally Mannis
... Charlotte Cole
... Bullard
... Bert Langdon
... Irma
... Morris Gutman
... Stu
Karl Pruner ... Dyer
... Cloud
Jackie Richardson ... Martha
... Bob
... Mandy
Edit

Storyline

Monroe "Eagle" Cole is a former U.S. President ready to settle into a quaint little town named Mooseport. He's ready to take in the lion's share of endorsement deals and speaking engagements while developing his own presidential library. Meanwhile, Handy Harrison is a local hardware store owner with a girlfriend ready to throw in the towel on their relationship. Just as Monroe is offered the local mayor's position, he's found an unlikely opponent in Handy. But ultimately, both men have a lot to lose when the stakes are raised and a simple competition turns into an all out war. Written by mystic80

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

This town isn't small enough for the both of them. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some brief sexual comments and nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

20 February 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mooseport  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,775,132, 22 February 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$14,469,428, 9 May 2004
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Actress Christine Baranski, playing fictional Former First Lady Charlotte Cole, the ex-wife of former U.S. President Monroe Cole (Gene Hackman), previously portrayed Constance Bulworth, the wife of Senator Jay Billington Bulworth (Warren Beatty), in another political satire, in the political comedy Bulworth (1998). See more »

Goofs

It is mentioned in a newscast at the beginning of the movie that Monroe Cole was a two term President. Since he succeeded real life President Bill Clinton (as mentioned by one of his employees) who served from 1993-2001, his second term would have ended in 2009, not 2004 when the movie takes place. See more »

Quotes

Monroe Cole: I had dignity once. Does anybody remember that?
See more »

Connections

References My Fellow Americans (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Mandy
Written by Scott English (as Scott David English) and Richard Kerr (as Richard Buchanan Kerr)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not as bad as i thought.
12 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

This film, was by no means, good. but it wasn't that bad to be honest.

There were many comical elements, and a lot of them were intentional.

Ray Romano was very good, and his character was quite likable, but at the same time a complete jax.

There wasn't really anything that stood out in this film, as "poor". The acting was reasonably good, the cinematography was OK, the storyline was a bit far fetched, and very predictable. But apart from that, and a few cheesy moments, this wasn't too bad.

I was expecting to enjoy this film, because of it's lesser qualities, however, i found a lot more.

Give it a try, it's not as bad as it looks.


8 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 96 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Sci-Fi Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular sci-fi movies and TV shows available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial