R | | Comedy
An incumbent Representative embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers.
Marty is shown drinking a can of Cheerwine, a soda made in North Carolina, and available only in the Southeastern United States.
Well, I'll tell you this. I'll make you proud. I will. I'll make you - I'll make you real proud.
Raymond Huggins: I'd say there's mathematically zero chance of that happening. Your brother Tripp is a bull's-eye. But you look like Richard Simmons just crapped out a ...
At the end, when accepting the congressional office that Cam Brady has declined, Marty Huggins says that he is going to "...end Daylight Savings Time. I hate when it gets dark early." In fact, DST extends the daylight so that it does not get dark early, but later.
During the credits there is an additional scene depicting the trial with Motch brothers. The scene also partly explains the origins of Tim Wattley.
An Extended Cut running an extra 10 minutes is available on the Blu-ray. As well as inserting new scenes not seen in the theatrical cut, the drunk-driving scene plays out in a significantly different way. Cam has new dialogue as he steals the cop car, and he doesn't lose control and hit a cow - he realises what he's done, turns the car around (hitting a dumpster) and then drives back to the cop, who arrests him.
$26,588,460 (USA) (12 August 2012)
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