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's hip-hop soundtrack went platinum, receiving RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) certification for this, and selling in total over one million copies.
Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth:
What is it exactly you're concerned about, Murphy?
Dennis Murphy: I'm concerned that you stood up in front of three hundred people in a black church and told them that they were not a factor and never would be as long as we remain in the pocket of the insurance ...
When the "lightning" flashes in the opening sequence, you can clearly see the lights reflected in the marble floor
Last line of credits For: A.B., K.E.B.B., B.M.B., and I.I.A.B.
$10,515,839 (USA) (25 May 1998)
$26,525,834 (USA) (6 December 1998)