|Paramount Pictures | Release Date: April 23, 1999||CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION|
Entertaining but frustratingly uneven.
One of the funniest, shrewdest, smartest movies in recent memory.
Resonates with the fluorescent horror of real-life high school, something few movies about this generation have managed to successfully capture.
Wickedly funny, scathingly original new comedy.
Election is a bracingly intelligent adult comedy that shrewdly captures adolescence.
A terrific work of political and social satire set in a Nebraska high school that has the intelligence of (the less coherent) "Rushmore," while painting a much darker picture of politics and human relationships.
When it comes to eloquently telling it like it is, Election puts the nation's political pundits to shame.
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