Six Great Underdog Movies John McCain Should Probably Watch


We'll be honest: We feel kind of bad for John McCain. He wants to be president so bad, but despite giving his best debate performance yet last night, the Republican candidate faces as much as a fifteen-point deficit going into the final three weeks of the campaign. Though Republicans sometimes dismiss Hollywood, it's a Hollywood ending they hope for now — and years of underdog movies have shown us that whether your dream is to become president, to win a boxing match, or just to seduce a cheerleader, there's no obstacle you can't overcome. Here's a look at six DVDs we imagine are playing on repeat on the Straight Talk Express' wide-screen TV — and which ones could even help John McCain mount his own improbable comeback.