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Man of the Year is a american film of genre Drama directed by Barry Levinson released in USA on 13 october 2006 with Robin Williams

Man of the Year (2006)

Man of the Year
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Released in USA 13 october 2006
Length 1h55
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Romantic comedy,    Romance
Rating61% 3.0989453.0989453.0989453.0989453.098945

Man of the Year is a 2006 American political thriller comedy-drama film directed and written by Barry Levinson, produced by James G. Robinson, and starring Robin Williams. The film also features Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, and Jeff Goldblum. In the film Williams portrays Tom Dobbs, the host of a comedy/political talk show, based loosely on the real-life persona of Jon Stewart. With an offhand remark, he prompts four million people to e-mail their support; then he decides to campaign for President. The film was released theatrically on October 13, 2006, and was filmed in Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario, and in parts of Washington, D.C. Man of the Year received mostly negative reviews and it earned $41.2 million on a $20 million budget.

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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.

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