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Want to behold the glory that is 'By the People: The Election of Barack Obama' in the comfort of your own home? Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the Alicia Sams-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to take the pressure off.

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Released November 3, 2009, 'By the People: The Election of Barack Obama' stars Barack Obama, Ronnie Cho, Tommy Vietor, Dick Armey. The movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 57 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from respected critics.

Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "In 2006, Barack Obama -- a largely unknown freshman senator from Illinois -- hits the campaign trail in a struggle to gain national recognition. Cameras follow Obama as he recovers from nearly losing to Sen. Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primaries and meets the challenge of his Republican rival, Sen. John McCain, in the general election. After a hard-fought campaign, Obama successfully captures the nation's imagination, becoming the first African-American president in U.S. history."

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