Bob Roberts

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1992
  • Running time: 105 min
Tim Robbins ('The Player') wrote, directed and starred in this satirical, documentary-style portrait of the fictional folk-singing millionaire Bob Roberts, a right-winger who is running for the U.S. Senate on a back-to-basics platform. read more

Tim Robbins ('The Player') wrote, directed and starred in this satirical, documentary-style portrait of the fictional folk-singing millionaire Bob Roberts, a right-winger who is running for the U.S. Senate on a back-to-basics platform. Featuring Gore Vidal as Robert's opponent Senator Brickley Paiste, and a series of cameos from James Spader, Peter Gallagher, Susan Sarandon, and Fred Ward as TV news presenters.

Original Release

09/04/1992

US Release

09/04/1992

Cast

Alan Rickman Lukas Hart III
Giancarlo Esposito Bugs Raplin
Gore Vidal Senator Brickley Paiste
Ray Wise Chet MacGregor
Tim Robbins Bob Roberts
David Strathairn Mack Laflin
James Spader Chuck Marlin
Helen Hunt Rose Pondell
Jack Black Roger Davis
Susan Sarandon Tawna Titan
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Tim Robbins

Writers

Tim Robbins

Cast

Alan Rickman Lukas Hart III
Giancarlo Esposito Bugs Raplin
Gore Vidal Senator Brickley Paiste
Ray Wise Chet MacGregor
Tim Robbins Bob Roberts
David Strathairn Mack Laflin
James Spader Chuck Marlin
Helen Hunt Rose Pondell
Jack Black Roger Davis
Susan Sarandon Tawna Titan
Brian Murray Terry Manchester
Rebecca Jenkins Delores Perrigrew
Harry Lennix Franklin Dockett
John Ottavino Clark Anderson
Robert Stanton Bart Macklerooney
Kelly Willis Clarissa Flan
John Cusack Cutting Edge Host
Jeremy Piven Candle Seller
Pamela Reed Carol Cruise
Peter Gallagher Dan Riley

Producers

Tim Bevan Executive Producer
Ronna B. Wallace Executive Producer
Paul Webster Executive Producer
Forrest Murray Producer
James Bigwood Producer
Allan F. Nicholls Producer

Editors

Lisa Zeno Churgin

1993 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
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