Welcome to Mooseport

(2004)

Former President Monroe "Eagle" Cole (Hackman) is, after two very successful terms in office, looking forward to retiring to the sleepy vacation town of Mooseport where he plans to work on his golf handicap, write his memoirs, and entertain corporate offers. Apart from going through a divorce with the former first lady, Cole intends to enjoy a relaxed and prosperous retirement. When the town fathers ask him to fill a mayoral seat that has recently become vacant, a position to which he'll be acclaimed, Cole sees no reason not to accept. That is until Harold "Handy" Harrison (Romano), the popular owner of the local hardware store, decides to run against him. Cole, who has never lost an election in his entire political career, finds himself facing a potentially embarrassing defeat. Fate ups the ante when he unknowingly makes a move on Harrison's girlfriend, and the campaign becomes a race not just for the job, but for the girl. Not even Cole's high popularity ratings and years of political experience have prepared him to take on "Plumber Power," and what began as a sure thing quickly accelerates into a raucous campaign of clashing egos, misunderstandings and political conniving in the formerly benign and civilized environs of Mooseport.

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The race is on for TV’s #1 funny guy Ray Romano and box office super star Gene Hackman in the $15 million box office comedy Welcome To Mooseport arriving on DVD and VHS on May 25 from Fox Home Entertainment. Professional plumber and unlikely Mayoral candidate (Romano) is pitted against the retired President of the United States (Hackman) in a hilariously, topsy-turvy competition to win the title of Mayor of Mooseport, Maine and the heart of a beautiful woman (Maura Tierney). “Hackman and Romano are terrific” (Los Angeles Times) in this all-American comedy supported by an all-star cast including Marcia Gay Harden and Christine Baranski. The DVD is available in both widescreen and Pan-and-Scan formats and is packed with bonus features including director commentary, six deleted and extended scenes with optional director commentary, an outtake reel and more.

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Welcome To Mooseport: 20th Century Fox has provided us with all new images from the upcoming comedy, Welcome To Mooseport, starring Ray Romano, Gene Hackman, Marcia Gay Harden, Maura Tierney, and Fred Savage.

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