Recount

Synopsis: In this dramatization of the 2000 presidential election, Al Gore concedes the presidency to George W. Bush, but recants when he learns of irregularities in the Florida vote count. Democratic strategists Ronald Klain and Michael Whouley race to Florida to uncover the truth, as do Republicans under James Baker III. Between faulty voting equipment and the vagaries of Florida's Secretary of State Katherine Harris, a 36-day stalemate ensues.
Genre: Drama, History
Director(s): Jay Roach
Production: HBO Films
  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 31 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.5
Rotten Tomatoes:
77%
TV-MA
Year:
2008
116 min
Website
568 Views


for jobs beneath the cabinet.

Bill, that's the same job

I had eight years ago.

I know it's not ideal,

but Al really wants you to do this.

And I don't think he's going

to understand why you wouldn't.

Maybe it has something to do

with the fact

that he didn't exactly back me when

Coelho pushed me out of the campaign.

We all know Coelho was a big mistake.

That's why he's gone and you're back.

Right, working under the people

that used to work for me.

Everyone appreciates you coming back.

It's the first thing I did

when I took over this campaign.

And I did it because I hate

what happened to you. It was bullshit.

But this is a good opportunity

for you to get back on the inside.

Tell the Vice President

I have been delighted

to write press releases for the last

three months and work on rapid response,

but I will not be able to accept his

eight-year demotion at the current time.

Ron, would...

Would you think about it?

I'll keep you up to date on exit polls.

The Vice President and his wife

voted this morning

at Forks River Elementary in Elmwood.

Chris called earlier.

He said if Gore wins,

you can have the week off.

If he loses, he wants you

in the office by noon tomorrow.

They don't call Warren Christopher

the great negotiator for nothing.

So I take it you're not gonna be

joining the Gore administration.

I understand

what you're saying to me,

but I haven't heard anything about that.

The Governor promised

to go to California,

and that's why the Governor

went to California.

And he always keeps his promises.

Absolutely.

I'm finally in the Governor's mansion,

and it is pretty imposing.

Now we're all seated at dinner

and everybody bows their heads

for prayer.

And I am sitting there thinking

"What's a nice jewish boy

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Danny Strong

Daniel W. Strong (born June 6, 1974) is an American actor, film and television writer, director, and producer. As an actor, Strong is best known for his roles as Jonathan Levinson in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Doyle McMaster in Gilmore Girls. more…

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