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Grassroots (2012)

Drama Comedy
97 min.
Release Date
June 22, 2012 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
October 2, 2012 (Buy on Amazon)
Running Time
97 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for pervasive language and brief drug use

It's 2001 before Twitter, before the flash mob and before Obama. A political unknown named Grant Cogswell (Joel David Moore) decides he must take down Seattle City Councilman Richard McIver (Cedric the Entertainer). Grant has only one dream, but it's a big one: an elegant monorail gliding silently above the city's wet streets, with only a tiny footprint – "like a kids' lemonade stand!” – on the ground. He is apoplectic with rage over McIver's... Full synopsis »

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The high-stakes world of Seattle politics gets the big screen treatment with Grassroots. I'd be lying if I said it was a movie only a Seattleite could love, because Grassroots is a well-acted and entertaining drama - albeit one that fades in the home stretch. Full movie review »
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