Long Shot

Release Date: May 3rd, 2019

R |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

Fred Flarsky is a gifted and free-spirited journalist who has a knack for getting into trouble. Charlotte Field is one of the most influential women in the world -- a smart, sophisticated and accomplished politician. When Fred unexpectedly runs into Charlotte, he soon realizes that she was his former baby sitter and childhood crush. When Charlotte decides to make a run for the presidency, she impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter -- much to the dismay of her trusted advisers.

Cast: Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron, June Diane Raphael, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Ravi Patel, Bob Odenkirk, Andy Serkis, Randall Park

Director: Jonathan Levine

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Good Universe, Lionsgate, Entertainment One

Distributors: Summit Entertainment, Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Amusing, Touching, Transformation, Love, Hilarious, 2010s, Friendship, Offbeat, Quest, Witty

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 82
    David GriffinIGN

    Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen transform Long Shot's familiar rom-com story into a memorable and funny movie. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Very funny whatever you think of its more old-fashioned notions, the picture will charm many viewers who can set implausibility aside for a while. show more

  • 78
    Yolanda MachadoTheWrap

    Even with a completely unrealistic premise, and a handful of trope problems, Long Shot is still charming enough to bring the laughs, the escapism, and the twitterpation that any great romantic comedy can provide. show more

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