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Election (1999)

R
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president.
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Tom Perrotta (novel) | Alexander Payne (screenplay) | Jim Taylor (screenplay)
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$ 25,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,162,540
Gross (USA)
$ 14,879,556
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Release date
May 7, 1999 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Matthew Broderick
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Reese Witherspoon
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Chris Klein
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Tammy Metzler Tammy Metzler   See fewer
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Mark Harelik
Dave Novotny Dave Novotny   See fewer
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Phil Reeves
Walt Hendricks Walt Hendricks   See fewer
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Molly Hagan
Diane McAllister Diane McAllister   See fewer
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Delaney Driscoll
Linda Novotny Linda Novotny   See fewer
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Colleen Camp
Judith R. Flick Judith R. Flick   See fewer
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Frankie Ingrassia
Lisa Flanagan Lisa Flanagan   See fewer
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Matt Malloy
Vice-Principal Ron Bell Vice-Principal Ron Bell   See fewer
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Jeanine Jackson
Jo Metzler Jo Metzler   See fewer
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Holmes Osborne
Dick Metzler Dick Metzler   See fewer
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Loren Nelson
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Emily Martin
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Jonathan Marion
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Michelle - Classroom Student Michelle - Classroom Student   See fewer
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'Eat Me' Boy 'Eat Me' Boy   See fewer
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B.J. Tobin
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Joel Parks
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Larry Kaiser
Chemistry Teacher Chemistry Teacher   See fewer
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Marilyn Tipp
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Jeannie Brayman
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Nicholas D'Agosto
Larry Fouch (as Nick D'Agosto) Larry Fouch (as Nick D'Agosto)   See fewer
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James Devney
Motel Clerk Motel Clerk   See fewer
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L. Carmen Novoa
Spanish Teacher Spanish Teacher   See fewer
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Jason Paige
Kid in Georgetown Hall Kid in Georgetown Hall   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 81,330 votes