When it comes to producing knowing and quite clever jokes about the Democrats and Republicans, The Campaign gets it right and is quite funny. Everything else is overdone. The suggestion that someone punched a baby is always going to get a better effect than actually showing someo...
When long-term congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) commits a major public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of ultra-wealthy CEOs plot to put up a rival candidate and gain influence over thei... read more
DVD Release Date: October 30, 2012
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October 15, 2013
September 4, 2013
Not Ferrell's best turn, but he's done much worse. And Zach Galifianakis isn't doing much you haven't seen before, rolling his Seth Galifianakis character into his role as bumpkin-cum-politician Marty Huggins. But what you see really is what you get: two talented comic foils goin...
June 26, 2013fb733768972
"The Campaign" is the epitome of every single one of these actors selling out. Brady and Huggins are battling it out and doing whatever it takes to win their election day, and that premise works for such a film as it is being put out to be, but hardly ever does a joke work and we...
June 1, 2013
Well, just as silly as I expected. Not as memorable as some of Ferrell's movies, but enjoyable enough..
May 7, 2013
April 29, 2013
Well, what did I expect? Will Ferrel has made a career out of a certain brand of low brow comedy, and he certainly isn't stretching here. Yes, there are a few pearls amongst the swine, but you'd expect that in using the scatter gun brand of comedy (throw a hundred jokes at the ...
April 8, 2013
Zack Galifanakis far outshone Will Farrell in this typical Will Ferrell style comedy.
March 26, 2013
January 16, 2013
Jay Roach's poke at American politics through The Campaign has its hits and also its misses.
At only 80+ minutes of screen time, The Campaign has very little time to stop the comedy. The story quickly gets to the point and never lets go until the very end, which...
December 30, 2012
Funny comedy about two men running for congress. If you like Anchorman or Blades of Glory you will like this movie.
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