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Head of State

Rating:PG-13 (for language, some sexuality and drug references)
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:March 28, 2003
Running time:95 minutes
Cast:Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Robin Givens, Dylan Baker, Tamala Jones
Director:Chris Rock
Producer:Ali LeRoi, Michael Rotenberg, Chris Rock
Writer:Chris Rock, Ali LeRoi
Distributor:DreamWorks SKG

Description: Mays Gilliam, a Washington D.C. neighborhood Alderman, is about to be redlined out of his job. But after the untimely death of the party frontrunner, Gilliam is plucked from obscurity, and thrust into the limelight as his party's nominee--for President of the United States. The players in Gilliam's life include: Mitch Gilliam, his unsophisticated older brother who becomes his running mate; Kim, his ex-girlfriend who had once dumped him, but who now has a sudden change of heart as she sees a chance at becoming First Lady; Martin Geller, his campaign manager; Lisa Clark, the woman who truly believes in Gilliam; and Debra Lassiter, the woman who doesn't have faith in his candidacy, and is serving as his reluctant advisor.

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