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Ron and Laura Take Back America (2014)

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A quick-tempered man and his befuddled wife decide to take their country back from Obamacare and liberal Hollywood values -- only to find out they lost their health insurance, the housekeeper's illegal, and their son is gay.
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Credited cast:
Mel England ... Ron
Janice Markham ... Laura
Irene Bedard ... Mrs. Alma
Jim J. Bullock ... Bob Zackie
Christiaan van Bremen Christiaan van Bremen ... Brian
Judi Evans ... Diana
Sally Kirkland ... Sally
Barack Obama ... Himself (as President Barack Obama)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Alonzo John Alonzo ... Support Group Member / Photographer
Jill Andre ... Marge
Shayn Baron Shayn Baron ... Tatiana
Bryan Bockbrader ... Aaron
Janet Borrus ... Kaye
Garrison Burrell Garrison Burrell ... Cathy
Michael Cannone Michael Cannone ... Traci Olsen Supporter
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Mel England ("Little Big Top"), Janice Markham ("Mostly Kosher"), Irene Bedard ("Pocahontas"), Jim J. Bullock ("Hollywood Squares") & Sally Kirkland ("Ed TV") star in this award-winning mockumentary satire about American politics, religion, Hollywood, health food nuts... and reality shows! Ron and Laura Grawsill are taking America back! But, when they decide to film their protests against Obamacare and Gay Marriage, the "culture wars" land right in their own backyard. Their son is Gay! The housekeeper's illegal! Muslim Americans! African Americans! In the final showdown, Ron and Laura lose their health insurance, and take the battle to their favorite reality star, America's Top Celebrity Designer, Bob Zackie! Written by Janice Markham and Mel England

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a mockumentary satire about American politics, religion, Hollywood, health food nuts... and reality shows!

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USA

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English

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1 June 2014 (USA) See more »

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Ron & Laura Take Back America See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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$225,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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The scene of Brian and Gary's house was shot in the former Hollywood apartment of Marilyn Monroe. See more »

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Hilarious Satire spot on about the current state of America!
30 May 2016 | by Jake WSee all my reviews

Right on time for the Summer of Trump! I saw this film at the LA premiere and was blown away by how funny and biting it was. Ron and Laura are the typical conservatives, but the film also makes fun of the crazy liberals running around in the movie too! No one is spared in this sharp satire that sometimes is arch, other times is screwball -- and the film brings up some serious subjects (the son is Gay and wants to be accepted by his conservative parents who are against Gay marriage) Jim J. Bullock is hilarious as the Gay reality star designer Ron and Laura mistakenly think is a conservative hero, and Sally Kirkland steals the show in a moment not to be missed. England and Markham are a great comic team together - their chemistry is priceless. Truth is stranger than fiction, and this movie hits so close to home you laugh and cry at our current state of affairs!


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