Bob Roberts


(out of 5)

 stars and directs for the first time in this moderately enjoyable political comedy about a senator looking to make it big while playing folk music on his guitar. It’s an ample skewering of the world of politics, but nothing like the far superior Primary Colours would be a few years later. Robbins himself has achieved more as a director since, but renting this funny comedy is definitely not a waste of time. Look for a cameo by .

Miramax, Live Entertainment, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, The Rank Organisation, Working Title Films

USA/United Kingdom, 1992

Directed by

Screenplay by Tim Robbins

Cinematography by

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Golden Globe Awards 1992


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