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The title is pretty much self-describing. I have no idea who the actors are, and it might have been a comedy - I only vaguely remember it as the last time I saw it was 4 or 5 years ago. It came up in a conversation, and I want to rewatch it, but I have no idea how to find it.

closed as off-topic by Valorum, Möoz, Himarm, Jason Baker, Rand al'Thor Sep 23 '16 at 0:26

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    Maybe someone can migrate this to Movie & TV SE? – iMerchant Sep 22 '16 at 23:04
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    What part of this has SFF elements? – Möoz Sep 22 '16 at 23:35
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    @iMerchant From M&TV's point of view, this question as it stands would be considered low-quality enough to fall under the golden rule of migration. Perhaps the OP would like to repost it on Movies & TV after reading that site's quality guidelines on ID questions (see the "Identify-This-X Questions" section at the bottom of this page; basically, provide more details). – Rand al'Thor Sep 23 '16 at 0:24
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    @DJMethaneMan From the description of the film you've given, it's not clear that there's anything sci-fi or fantasy about it. And if it's not sci-fi or fantasy, then it must be off-topic here. – Rand al'Thor Sep 23 '16 at 2:03
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    @DJMethaneMan That's correct, and we're not looking for the movie's timeline per se, rather what parts or elements of it had any sort of science-fiction or fantasy to it? For example: White House Down was set in present time and had no Sci-Fi elements (therefore off-topic here), whereas Iron Man was also set in present times, but had a lot of Sci-Fi elements (therefore on-topic here). Hope this helps clarify what I mean. – Möoz Sep 23 '16 at 2:18
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This sounds like the 1997 post-apocalyptic Kevin Costner film The Postman based on the novel of the same name by David Brin.

In the novel and movie after an unnamed apocalyptic event a nomadic drifter who lived stumbles across the uniform of an old United States Postal Service mail carrier. He tries to survive by masquerading as a Postman representing a re-constituted United States. Due to his convincing acting, he doesn't actually become POTUS. But, eventually,

he unwittingly inspires hope through an empty promise of a "Restored United States of America". The myth of the reconstituted U.S. grows and becomes its own reality driving the actual rebuilding of the country.

Below is a picture of the movie playbill.

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  • Doesn’t match the description, and the OP said this isn’t it. – Molag Bal Sep 23 '16 at 3:28

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