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The Campaign

The Campaign
  • 2012
  • US
  • 85 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jay Roach
  • Written by: Chris Henchy/Shawn Harwell
  • Cast: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis
  • UK release: 28 September 2012

Cam Brady (Ferrell) and Marty Huggins (Galifianakis) compete for a seat in Congress. Yet another half-assed comedy in which Ferrell plays a pompous and idiotic blowhard; good supporting performers (Sudeikis, Aykroyd, Lithgow, Cox) are squandered and only Galifianakis manages to be funny even when his lines are not.

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The Campaign

27 Sep 20122 stars

Half-hearted political comedy starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis

The director of Meet the Parents answers a not-exactly gaping need here: welcome to another comedy in which Will Ferrell plays a particularly pompous and idiotic member of a profession prone to pomposity and idiotism. One does begin to fear that the…

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