• Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)

Our Brand Is Crisis

Release Date: October 30th, 2015

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Failing badly in the polls, a Bolivian presidential candidate enlists the services of an American management team for help. The main star is "Calamity" Jane Bodine (Sandra Bullock), a brilliant strategist who comes out of self-imposed retirement for a chance to beat her professional nemesis, the loathsome Pat Candy. With Candy working for the opposition, it becomes a down-and-dirty, all-out battle between political consultants, where nothing is sacred and winning is all that matters.

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie, Joaquim de Almeida, Ann Dowd, Scoot McNairy, Zoe Kazan, Dominic Flores

Director: David Gordon Green

Genres: Dark comedy

Production Co: Smoke House

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Creative , Rivalry , Brash , Hotel , 2010s , Office , Car , Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Director David Gordon Green’s latest unpredictable addition to his resume is offbeat and appealing on some levels but is neither as funny nor as trenchant as it might have been. show more

  • 20
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This satire, directed by David Gordon Green from a screenplay by Peter Straughan, suffers from deficits of wit, wisdom, focus, filmmaking expertise and appropriate tone. It’s a case study, if nothing else, of starting with a dubious idea and making it downright awful. show more

  • 60
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Politics is a dirty business, but Our Brand Is Crisis doesn’t stick its hands into the muck sufficiently to be as entertaining or stinging as it could be. show more

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