HBO Films’ Game Change follows John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign, and his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate. Politics would never be the same.

“A searing, sizzlingly well-acted docudrama.”

— TV Guide Magazine

Behind the Scenes

Interviews, commentary and more with the cast and crew.

Conversations with actors
Conversations With the Actors

Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson and Ed Harris on what brought them to the project.

Critics review
The Reviews Are In

Hear what else critics had to say about the film Rolling Stone called “shamelessly entertaining.”

Game Change Featurette
Telling the Story

The cast and crew dig discuss how they interpreted this real-life story for film.

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Julianne Moore on the Challenges of Portraying a Public Figure

The actor discusses how tricky it can be to inhabit someone both physically and emotionally.

Director Jay Roach on the Shakespearean Drama of Palin’s Candidacy

The filmmaker was hooked on the story the moment the governor’s name was announced.

Writer Danny Strong on How YouTube Changed the Game

The screenwriter talks about the “infinite loop” of clips that doomed the campaign's message.

Author John Heilemann on Palin’s Maverick Appeal

The Game Change co-author explains why John McCain went with such an unconventional choice.

Mark Halperin Talks Big Personality Politics

The Game Change co-author on how the cast of characters inspired the book.

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