James Carville

Chester James Carville Jr. is a media personality with a subject matter expertise in United States Elections, and a prominent political consultant who specializes in developing framing and strategy for electoral campaigns.

The Muppets (2011)

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When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet brother, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  John Krasinski  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Jack Black

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet brother, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Bobin
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  John Krasinski  •  Zach Galifianakis  •  Jack Black

Old School (2003)

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Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Will Ferrell  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Ellen Pompeo

Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Phillips
CAST:  Luke Wilson  •  Will Ferrell  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Ellen Pompeo

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

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Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill James, their murderous action ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Brooklynn Proulx  •  Dustin Bollinger

Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill James, their murderous action ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Brooklynn Proulx  •  Dustin Bollinger

The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for all people.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Courtney Love  •  Edward Norton  •  Brett Harrelson

Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for all people.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Courtney Love  •  Edward Norton  •  Brett Harrelson

Wedding Crashers (2005)

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John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random hook-up. But when John ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Christopher Walken  •  Rachel McAdams

John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random hook-up. But when John ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Christopher Walken  •  Rachel McAdams

The War Room (1993)

A behind-the-scenes documentary about the Clinton for President campaign, focusing on the adventures of spin doctors James Carville and George Stephanopoulos.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Hegedus  •  D. A. Pennebaker
CAST:  James Carville  •  George Stephanopoulos  •  Heather Beckel  •  Paul Begala

A behind-the-scenes documentary about the Clinton for President campaign, focusing on the adventures of spin doctors James Carville and George Stephanopoulos.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Hegedus  •  D. A. Pennebaker
CAST:  James Carville  •  George Stephanopoulos  •  Heather Beckel  •  Paul Begala

The Hunting of the President (2004)

Previously unreleased material outlines the campaign against Bill Clinton's presidency, from his days in Arkansas up to his impeachment trial.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Thomason  •  Nickolas Perry
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  James Carville  •  Paul Begala  •  Jonathan Alter

Previously unreleased material outlines the campaign against Bill Clinton's presidency, from his days in Arkansas up to his impeachment trial.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Thomason  •  Nickolas Perry
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  James Carville  •  Paul Begala  •  Jonathan Alter

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon M. Chu
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Channing Tatum  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jonathan Pryce

Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon M. Chu
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Channing Tatum  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jonathan Pryce

Man of the Year (2006)

The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch is responsible ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Christopher Walken  •  Laura Linney  •  Lewis Black

The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch is responsible ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Christopher Walken  •  Laura Linney  •  Lewis Black

The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

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A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Nolfi
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Emily Blunt  •  John Slattery  •  Anthony Mackie

A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Nolfi
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Emily Blunt  •  John Slattery  •  Anthony Mackie

Swing Vote (2008)

In a remarkable turn of events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joshua Michael Stern
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Madeline Carroll  •  Paula Patton  •  Kelsey Grammer

In a remarkable turn of events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joshua Michael Stern
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Madeline Carroll  •  Paula Patton  •  Kelsey Grammer

The Shame of a City (2006)

In 1904, author Lincoln Steffens wrote, Philadelphia is a city that is corrupt and contented. In 2003 filmmaker Tigre Hill chronicled the Philadelphia mayoral race between Democrat incumbent mayor, John Street and Republican challenger Sam Katz. Early polls showed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tigre Hill
CAST:  Bill Clinton  •  Bill Cosby  •  James Carville  •  Rudolph Giuliani

In 1904, author Lincoln Steffens wrote, Philadelphia is a city that is corrupt and contented. In 2003 filmmaker Tigre Hill chronicled the Philadelphia mayoral race between Democrat incumbent mayor, John Street and Republican challenger Sam Katz. Early polls showed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tigre Hill
CAST:  Bill Clinton  •  Bill Cosby  •  James Carville  •  Rudolph Giuliani

A Night at the Movies: Hollywood Goes to Washington (2012)

A survey of movies about politics, with clips from several films and interviews with filmmakers and actors.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Rod Lurie  •  Bob Gale  •  James Carville  •  Rob Reiner

A survey of movies about politics, with clips from several films and interviews with filmmakers and actors.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Rod Lurie  •  Bob Gale  •  James Carville  •  Rob Reiner

The King (2018)

A cultural portrait of the American dream at a critical time in the nation’s history. Set against the 2016 American election, The King takes a musical road trip across the country in Elvis Presley's 1963 Rolls Royce.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eugene Jarecki
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Tony Brown  •  James Carville  •  Chuck D

A cultural portrait of the American dream at a critical time in the nation’s history. Set against the 2016 American election, The King takes a musical road trip across the country in Elvis Presley's 1963 Rolls Royce.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eugene Jarecki
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  Tony Brown  •  James Carville  •  Chuck D

Clinton: Part 1 (2020)

Clinton tells the story of a president who rose from a broken childhood in Arkansas to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage. Part 1 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barak Goodman
CAST:  Campbell Scott  •  Bill Clinton  •  Hillary Clinton  •  Dee Dee Myers

Clinton tells the story of a president who rose from a broken childhood in Arkansas to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage. Part 1 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barak Goodman
CAST:  Campbell Scott  •  Bill Clinton  •  Hillary Clinton  •  Dee Dee Myers