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Irresistible (2020)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 26 June 2020 (USA)
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A Democratic strategist helps a retired veteran run for mayor in a small, conservative Midwest town.

Director:

Jon Stewart

Writer:

Jon Stewart
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Gary Zimmer
Rose Byrne ... Faith Brewster
Chris Cooper ... Jack Hastings
Brent Sexton ... Mayor Braun
Will Sasso ... Big Mike
C.J. Wilson ... Dave Vanelton
Kevin Maier Kevin Maier ... Councilman Jacobson
Tom Key ... Councilman Pietkowski
Charles Green ... Father Heuvel
Alan Aisenberg ... Evan
Topher Grace ... Kurt
Matt Lewis ... Pearl
Vince Pisani ... Kaplan
Kurt Yue ... DNC Staffer
Denise Moyé Denise Moyé ... DNC Staffer
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A Democratic strategist helps a retired veteran run for mayor in a small, conservative Midwest town.

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Send In The Clowns This Spring

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Parts of this movie were filmed in Rockmart, GA during the summer of 2019. See more »

Goofs

When Jack Hastings goes to Gary Zimmer with his decision to run for mayor, Steve Carrell gets spooked being suddenly woken up to Chris Cooper watching him sleep and breaks one of the pieces to the headboard. Camera cuts from Cooper to Carrell, the headboard is now fixed. See more »

Quotes

Gary Zimmer: [calling in to his office] I am telling you, he is the real deal! It is like a Bill Clinton with impulse control. Like a church-going Bernie Sanders with better bone density.
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Crazy Credits

There are many extra scenes after the closing credits start to roll. When it's about to end, Trevor Potter, former FEC chairman gives a brief, funny interview. See more »

Soundtracks

Der Klarinettenmuckl
Traditional
Arranged by Franz Bummerl
Performed by The Sauerkraut Band
Courtesy of The Sauerkraut Band
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An Inside Look From the Outside
26 June 2020 | by generalphosphorusSee all my reviews

This film came out just when it needed to. An unbiased look at American politics and how BOTH parties take advantage of the very people they're supposed to help.

Top notch actors playing characters you will love and then those you love to hate. Easily could have been another run of the mill take on a story we'll all seen before, but thanks to Jon Stewart we got something refreshing that also manages to subvert your expectations.

Definitely worth a watch. 7/10


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 2020 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$113,194
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1.66 : 1
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