Idealistic campaign worker Stephen Meyers (Ryan Gosling) has sworn to give all for Governor Mike Morris (Clooney), a wild card presidential candidate whose groundbreaking ideas could change the political landscape. However, a brutal Ohio primary threatens to test Morris's integrity. Stephen gets trapped in the down-and-dirty battle and finds himself caught up in a scandal where the only path to survival is to play both sides.
Ryan Gosling,Evan Rachel Wood,Paul Giamatti,George Clooney,Marisa Tomei,Philip Seymour Hoffman
A young staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a lesson on dirty politics on the campaign trail. Based on the play by Beau Willimon.