• Long Shot (2019)

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Long Shot

Release Date: May 3rd, 2019

DVD Release Date: July 30th, 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: Denver and Delilah Productions, Point Grey

Distributors: Summit Entertainment, Lionsgate Films

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

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 54
    Tim GriersonPaste Magazine

    Theron wrings this so-so material for all its comedic potential. But she gets little help from her running mate. show more

  • 70
    Inkoo KangSlate

    Long Shot feels like something new, too — a brogressive rom-com that mixes inconvenient boners and aerodynamic cum with extensive observations about sexism and a rare romanticization of the male helpmate. 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

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