The Obama Effect (2012)


A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential campaign. While John becomes obsessed with the ideal of change that Obama represents for Americans, he has in turn neglected to create positive change in his own life, particularly with regard to his health and familial relationships. John hides his health problems from his strong, yet supportive wife, Molly, creating a strain on their marriage. John seeks the support of a Republican relative, MLK, who initially starkly resists supporting a Democratic candidate. John's son, Kalil, rebels against his father's avid support of Obama by supporting the Republican candidate as well. John neglects to support his daughter, Tamika, at a crucial moment in her life...

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Movie Score: 3/10 from 3 votes
Release Date: 2012-07-13
Status: Released
Run time: 85 min / 1:25
Production Country: United States of America
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The Obama Effect Casts

Charles S. Dutton
as John Thomas
Katt Williams
as MLK
Vanessa Bell Calloway
as Molly Thomas
Giselle Bonilla
as Maria Santiago
Bill Lee Brown
as Tank
John Diehl
as Steve Warren
Jenny Gago
as Dede Santiago
Meagan Good
as Tamika Jones
Lonnie Henderson
as Sebastian Thomas
Vernetta Jenkins
as Michele Obama
Toneey Acevedo
as Older Hispanic Man
Kristen Ariza
as Mrs. Kay
Mark Ashworth
as Nigel the Butler
Reggie Brown
as Barack Obama
Yakira Chambers
as Passerby #3
Angelina Cortez
as The Obama Girl
Lauren Evans
as Passerby
Richie Gibbs
as Redneck Friend
Daniel Goldston
as Mail Express Man
Xango Henry
as Duane The Guard
Wesley Johnathan
as Kalil Thomas
Zab Judah
as Jamel Thomas
Cleo King
as Rebecca Thomas
Julie Lancaster
as Nancy Reilly
Maynor Lopez
as Santiago Family Member
CJ Mac
as Joshua
William Mitchell
as Dr. Mosley
Carlos Moreno Jr.
as Young Latino Man
Ashley Noel
as Karen Thomas
Shanga Parker
as Prison Guard
Emilio Rivera
as Hector Santiago
Shelley Robertson
as Lola Jackson
Bryan Ross
as Joshua Thomas
Jamie Tisdale
as Nicole Reilly
Diego J. Torres
as Luis Santiago
Glynn Turman
as Slim Sugar
Jeremy Ray Valdez
as Hector Santiago Jr.
Adam Waller
as Boxing Spectator
Eric Wright
as Scottie Jackson
Becky Wu
as Asian Store Owner

The Obama Effect Crew

Directing Charles S. Dutton Director
Writing Charles S. Dutton Writer
Production Barry Hankerson Producer
Production Corey Large Executive Producer
Production Megan Estes Line Producer
Writing Barry Hankerson Writer
Writing Samuel Z. Jean Writer
Writing Sidra Smith Writer
Production Alan Pao Executive Producer
Production Harry Smith Producer
Writing Celeste Walker Writer
Production Robert A. Johnson Producer
Production Clayton Moore Executive Producer
Production Ifeanyi Njoku Producer
Production Geno Taylor Consulting Producer
Production E.J. Wessel Co-Producer
Crew Daniel Pearl Cinematography
Editing Sean Hubbert Editor
Production Stevie Lockett Casting
Costume & Make-Up Kathryn Langston Costume Design
Production Rich Bokides Location Manager
Production Kelly Hirano Production Manager
Production Adam Litt Location Manager
Art Russell Griffith Location Scout
Art Juri Koll Location Scout
Directing Michael Coulombe Script Supervisor
Directing Liz Edwards Script Supervisor
Directing Bruce Resnik Script Supervisor