R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
The movie was nominated for a Best Screenplay Academy Award in the same year as another political satire, Mike Nichols' Primary Colors (1998) which was nominated in the Best Screenplay Adaptation category whereas Bulworth (1998) was nominated in the Best Original Screenplay category. Both political satire pictures did not win.
Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth:
Bill Feldman: Yes, sir.
Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Feldman, could I have the key to the room?
Bill Feldman: The room?
Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: The room, upstairs.
Bill Feldman: Oh, sure.
Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Feldman?
Bill Feldman: Yeah?
Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: The key.
Bill Feldman: Right. Sorry.
Bill Feldman: Uh...
Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: What?
Bill Feldman: Sorry, it's in the car.
Bill Feldman: The senator, his room key.
Dennis Murphy: Senator, we have to get in the car, now, sir.
Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: ...
Crewmember visible twice when Bulworth is dancing with Nina in the nightclub.
For the song "Bulworth Breakdown", the title character Jay Bulworth is credited as a writer and performer.
$10,515,839 (USA) (25 May 1998)
$26,525,834 (USA) (6 December 1998)
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