Long Shot Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 6002

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 17

Theatrical Release Date: 05/03/2019

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 07/30/2019

Language: English

Genre: Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Jonathan Levine

Actors: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, Alexander Skarsgård, Andy Serkis, Randall Park, O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Plot: Fred Flarsky is a talented journalist and all-around free spirit who finds himself caught up in a whirlwind relationship with one of the most influential woman in the world, Charlotte Field, his one-time babysitter and unrequited crush. Now running for president, Field hires him as her speechwriter, but his endearing charm soon leads to something more - but the more the sparks fly, the more dangerous things get. -- Chris Kavan

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Rod - wrote on 11/18/2019

Comedy that matters. Idealism taken seriously in a funny way. I must say it was a well crafted comedy which didn't rely on metaphors and single punch lines to make a political statement. A big WHY-NOT? for this film.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 08/06/2019

"Long Shot" isn't first class political satire, but that doesn't mean it isn't funny or that it can't hit some type of target on the American landscape every once in a while .

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Long Shot Mostly Hits the Mark

Chris Kavan - wrote on 07/23/2019

If you asked me to pair up a male and female lead for a romance/political comedy - I can guess about a thousand combos I would have thought of before Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron. But despite this crazy matchup, Long Shot is quite fun - and about halfway believable.

How does one go about pairing these two? It turns out Theron - the popular Secretary of State Charlotte Field to a wildly unqualified president, played by a perfectly preening Bob Odenkirk, in a none-too-veiled jab at the MAGA-in-chief, is hoping to make her own run at the presidency and hopes to gain the support of the president even while pushing her own ambitious environmental plan. Meanwhile, Rogen is a recently out-of-work journalist Fred Flarsky, who can do nothing as his left-leaning publication is bought out by …

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