A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.

  1. Alexander Payne

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Tom Perrotta


  3. Jim Taylor


Top Billed Cast

  1. Matthew Broderick

    Matthew Broderick

    Jim McAllister

  2. Reese Witherspoon

    Reese Witherspoon

    Tracy Enid Flick

  3. Chris Klein

    Chris Klein

    Paul Metzler

  4. Jessica Campbell

    Jessica Campbell

    Tammy Metzler

  5. Mark Harelik

    Mark Harelik

    Dave Novotny

Full Cast & Crew




Status Released

Release Information

  • April 23, 1999


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

Budget -

Revenue -



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