Not many presidential elections find their way to the big screen ― presidential biopics like Nixon and Lincoln tend to focus on their actual time in office.
But with sound bites, social media, and memes galore, three of the most recent elections are easily adapted to the big screen. HBO’s recount chronicled the controversy surrounding Florida ballots back in 2000, while Game Change starred Ed Harris as John McCain and Julianne Moore as an inept Sarah Palin. Now, the most recent election is becoming an HBO movie, too.
Find out more after the jump!