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Long Shot (2019)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 3 May 2019 (USA)
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When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.

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Jonathan Levine

Writers:

Liz Hannah (screenplay), Dan Sterling (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlize Theron ... Charlotte Field
Seth Rogen ... Fred Flarsky
June Diane Raphael ... Maggie Millikin
O'Shea Jackson Jr. ... Lance
Ravi Patel ... Tom
Bob Odenkirk ... President Chambers
Andy Serkis ... Parker Wembley
Randall Park ... Boss
Tristan D. Lalla ... Agent M
Alexander Skarsgård ... Prime Minister James Steward
Aladeen Tawfeek ... Bharath
Nathan Morris Nathan Morris ... Nathan Morris
Wanya Morris ... Wanya Morris
Shawn Stockman ... Shawn Stockman
Isla Dowling Isla Dowling ... Katarina Prudence Wembley
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Storyline

Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free-spirited journalist with an affinity for trouble. Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) is one of the most influential women in the world. Smart, sophisticated, and accomplished, she's a powerhouse diplomat with a talent for...well, mostly everything. The two have nothing in common, except that she was his babysitter and childhood crush. When Fred unexpectedly reconnects with Charlotte, he charms her with his self-deprecating humor and his memories of her youthful idealism. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter, much to the dismay of her trusted advisors. A fish out of water on Charlotte's elite team, Fred is unprepared for her glamourous lifestyle in the limelight. However, sparks fly as their unmistakable chemistry leads to a round-the-world romance and a series of unexpected and dangerous incidents.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language throughout and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flarsky See more »

Filming Locations:

Montreal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Trivia

This is the fifth film collaboration between Seth Rogen and Randall Park, following Neighbors, The Interview, The Night Before and The Disaster Artist although the majority of these films, Rogen & Park don't appear onscreen together. See more »

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Mismatched romcom with a few funny moments
17 April 2019 | by me-389-325519See all my reviews

I have to confess to not being a fan of Hollywood romcoms in general, but this one is so ludicrous on so many fronts, it demands special attention. Zero chemistry, stupid plot, over the top acting, etc., etc. A president even dumber and more narcissistic than Trump? Give me a break!

A few amusing moments but watch it at your peril.


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