PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller
Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.
Voted number one by Forbes Magazine, as the biggest flop in the years spanning 2005-2009. It earned only 9.4 million dollars worldwide on a budget of fifty-five million dollars.
They fooled you 1,000 times, just like they fooled me. But this time, I'll fool somebody. I'll stay in this race. I'm on my own and out for blood. Listen to me, you hicks! Lift up your eyes and look at God's blessed and unfly-blown truth. This is ...
When Willie Stark is putting jam onto his crumpet, we get a close-up scene of him doing so while it is on the plate he is holding, in the next scene he is seen only holding the crumpet and then grabbing for a plate.
$3,672,366 (USA) (24 September 2006)
$7,221,458 (USA) (15 October 2006)