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3.6
2,687 Ratings

Election

Directed by Alexander Payne
United States, 1999
Comedy

Synopsis

A wicked satire about a high school election that that pits a well-liked teacher against the less than ethical but successful student running for president.

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Election Directed by Alexander Payne

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2000 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

Independent Spirit Awards

2000 | 3 wins including: Best Feature

2000 | 2 nominations including: Best Debut Performance

Village Voice Film Poll

1999 | Nominee: Best Film

National Board of Review

1999 | Winner: Special Recognition

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