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Game Change (28-Feb-2012)

Director: Jay Roach

Writer: Danny Strong

Based on a book: Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin

Music by: Theodore Shapiro

Producer: Amy Sayres

Keywords: Drama, Election

Dramatization of the events of the 2008 Presidential election follows Republican nominee John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate and the ensuing effect it has on his ticket.

ABSTRACT
Based on the 2010 non-fiction political book of the same name, Game Change chronicles Arizona senator John McCain's selection of then-Alaska governor Sarah Palin as his running mate in the 2008 Presidential election, depicting how a pick designed to turn the tables on the front-running Democratic Party's White House bid ended up becoming a living nightmare for an ultimately-unsuccessful campaign.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Mark Halperin
Journalist
11-Jan-1965   TIME senior political analyst
Woody Harrelson
Actor
23-Jul-1961   Woody from Cheers
Ed Harris
Actor
28-Nov-1950   The Rock
Ron Livingston
Actor
5-Jun-1967   Peter in Office Space
Peter MacNicol
Actor
10-Apr-1954   John Cage on Ally McBeal
Julianne Moore
Actor
3-Dec-1960   Boogie Nights, Short Cuts
Sarah Paulson
Actor
17-Dec-1974   Down with Love
Austin Pendleton
Actor
27-Mar-1940   William Giles on Oz
Jamey Sheridan
Actor
12-Jul-1951   Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Tiffany Thornton
Actor
14-Feb-1986   Tawni Hart on Sonny with a Chance

CAST

Julianne Moore   ...   Sarah Palin
Woody Harrelson   ...   Steve Schmidt
Ed Harris   ...   John McCain
Ron Livingston   ...   Mark Wallace
Peter MacNicol   ...   Rick Davis
Sarah Paulson   ...   Nicolle Wallace
Jamey Sheridan   ...   Mark Salter
Bruce Altman   ...   Fred Davis
Colby French   ...   Tucker Eskew
Spencer Garrett   ...   Steve Biegun
David Barry Gray   ...   Todd Palin
Brian Howe   ...   Randy Scheunemann
Austin Pendleton   ...   Sen. Joe Lieberman
John Rothman   ...   A. B. Culvahouse
Larry Sullivan   ...   Chris Edwards
Mikal Evans   ...   Bexie Nobles
Alex Hyde-White   ...   Lindsey Graham
Ron Perkins   ...   Bill McInturff
Melissa Farman   ...   Bristol Palin
Taya Miller   ...   Piper Palin
Brittany Underwood   ...   Willow Palin
Arlo James   ...   Trig Palin
Beth Dixon   ...   Alaskan Constituent
Brian d'Arcy James   ...   Ted Frank
Sandy Bainum   ...   Cindy McCain
Doug Nelson   ...   Matthew Scully
Tiffany Thornton   ...   Meghan McCain
Jenna Stern   ...   Lisa Kline -- Stylist
Julie Mun   ...   Attacking Reporter
Rhonda Overby   ...   Attacking Reporter
Richard Pilcher   ...   Attacking Reporter
Michael John Casey   ...   Attacking Reporter
John Heilemann   ...   St. Paul Reporter
Mark Halperin   ...   St. Paul Reporter
Shirley A. Rumierk   ...   Maria Comella
Kevin Bigley   ...   Track Palin
Justin Gaston   ...   Levi Johnston
Brenna McDonough   ...   Phone Volunteer
Thomas Roy   ...   Phone Volunteer
Stephanie Waters   ...   Phone Volunteer
Christie E. Beran   ...   Jeannie Etchart
Scott Lesmes   ...   Kid in Rope-line
Liam Davis   ...   Kid in Rope-line
Justin Turner   ...   Kid in Rope-line
Ariana Froh   ...   Kid in Rope-line
Allison Shanks   ...   Kid in Rope-line
Dylan Kuhnhern   ...   Kid in Rope-line
Corissa Anderson   ...   Kid in Rope-line
Kathryn McCurdy   ...   Rope-line Kid Sarah
Susan Allenback   ...   Rope-line Mother
Lou Sumrall   ...   Cowboy Palin Supporter
Kristian King Lewman   ...   Religious Palin Supporter
Sidney Blackmer   ...   Gun Enthusiast Palin Supporter
Bridget Gethins   ...   Passionate Palin Supporter
Rain Pryor   ...   Angela -- Makeup Artist
Tara Garwood   ...   Amy -- Hairdresser
Dan Desmond   ...   Dr. Ollie
Peggy J. Scott   ...   Debate Volunteer
Patrick Welsh   ...   Director
Lee Ordeman   ...   Troopergate Reporter
Leo Erickson   ...   USA Chanter
Brian Lucero   ...   Hostile Crowd
Paul Lofgren   ...   Hostile Crowd
Field Blauvelt   ...   Hostile Crowd
Steve Dantzler   ...   Hostile Crowd
Jill Redding   ...   Elderly Woman "Can't Trust Obama"

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