R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president.
President Barack Obama has said that Election is his favorite political movie.
I can't wait to start campaigning.
Jim McAllister: Ah, well, it should be easy for you, so far no competition.
Tracy Flick: Yeah, but you know, Coca-Cola is by far the world's number one soft drink and they spend more money than anybody on advertising. I guess that's how come ...
When Linda puts on lipstick at the mall, she turns and asks Jim, "What do you think?" But it's dubbed in, because her lips don't move.
The end titles include four "The producers wish to thank the following:" cards, one "Very Special Thanks to:" card, and one "Extra Very Special Thanks to:" card.
$3,162,540 (USA) (9 May 1999)
$14,879,556 (USA) (8 August 1999)