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Man of the Year (2006)

Plot  Tom Dobbs (Robin Williams) is a comedian of a satirical talk show who is able to tap into people's frustrations with the sharply divided, special interest-driven political climate. Specifically, he makes fun of the American two-party system. During his warm-up act, an audience member suggests that he run for President. At first, Dobbs laughs off the idea, but following a popular groundswell of support, later announces on the air that he will stand as a candidate. Through his efforts, he gets on the ballot in 13 states and participates in one of the national debates with the Democratic incumbent, President Kellogg, and Republican U.S. Senator Mills.

A parallel plot follows Eleanor Green (Laura Linney), who works at a voting machine company called Delacroy. According to a television commercial in the movie, the entire United States will be using Delacroy voting machines for the Presidential election. Shortly before the elections, Eleanor notices an error in the voting system, bu...
  

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Robin Williams
Tom Dobbs
Christopher Walken
Jack Menken
Laura Linney
Eleanor Green
Lewis Black
Eddie Langston
Faith Daniels
Moderator
Rick Roberts
James Hemmings
Karen Hines
Alison McAndrews
Linda Kash
Jenny Adams
Jacqueline Pillon
Security Tech
Tina Fey
(self)

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