Knock Down the House is a 2019 American documentary film directed by Rachel Lears.
Starring Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush, Paula Jean Swearengin, Joe Crowley, Isra Allison, Zoltan Boka, Ruschell Boone, Saikat Chakrabarti, Sagar Deshpande and others.
Watch the official trailer for Knock Down the House
Netflix on Monday, April 22, 2019 released the trailer:
Knock Down The House | Official Trailer | Netflix.
What is Knock Down the House about?
The film follows four female Democrats who decided to run for Congress in the 2018 United States elections: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Amy Vilela (Keenan Korth) of Nevada, Cori Bush of Missouri, and Paula Jean Swearengin of West Virginia (Paula Jean Swearengin). Vilela, Bush (who would run again in 2020 and win the primary round), and Swearengin lost in the primary round, but Ocasio-Cortez won her primary and went on to win the election. The film charts their campaigns in their respective Democratic primaries. The four candidates each run grassroots campaigns against long-time incumbents.
* Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York's 14th congressional district) * Amy Vilela (Nevada's 4th congressional district) * Cori Bush (Missouri's 1st congressional district) * Paula Jean Swearengin (United State Senate - West Virginia, Class 1)
Who's in the Knock Down the House cast?
Here is the full cast and characters of Knock Down the House.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Self - U.S. House Candidate District New York
Saikat Chakrabarti Self - Chief of Staff to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Amy Vilela Self - Running for Congress in Nevada's Fourth District
Keenan Korth Self - Campaign Manager for Amy Vilela
Joz Sida Self - Field Operations Director for Amy Vilela
Shannon Thomas Self - Fundraising Director for Amy Vilela
Cori Bush Self - Running for Congress in Missouri's First District
Paula Jean Swearengin Self - Running for Senate in West Virginia
Joe Crowley Self - Congressman
Isra Allison Self - Brand New Congress
Zoltan Boka Self - New York State Human Rights Commission
Ruschell Boone Self
Sagar Deshpande Self - Brand New Congress
Jozette Figueredo Self - Amy's Daughter
Shalynne Figueredo Self - Amy's Daughter (archive footage)
Jo-Ann Floyd-Whitehead Self - Community Organizer
Christian Omar Gonzalez Self (as Christian Gonzalez)
Darryl Gray Self - Civil Rights Veteran (as Rev. Darryl Gray)
John Iadarola Self - Host
Joe Manchin III Self - Senator of West Virginia (as Joe Manchin)
Sergio Ocasio Self - Father of Alexandria (archive footage)
Blanca Ocasio-Cortez Self - Alexandria's Mother
Gabriel Ocasio-Cortez Self - Alexandria's Brother
Annabel Palma Self - New York City Councilwoman
Nancy Pelosi Self - Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (archive footage)
Robert Press Self - Journalist
Virginia Ramos Rios Self - Campaign Manager Alexandria
Riley Roberts Self - Alexandria's Partner
April Dawn Sepanski Self
Mark Sepanski Self
Mark Allen Sepanski Self
Helen Jean Shrewsberry Self - Paula Jean's Mother
Patric Taylor Self - Justice Democrats
Corbin Trent Self - Co-Director of Justice Democrats
When is Knock Down the House released in cinemas?
The film Knock Down the House was scheduled to be released on January 27, 2019 (Sundance) and on May 1, 2019 (United States) by Netflix.
What are Knock Down the House film specifications?
The duration of the film is 86 minutes.
The film Knock Down the House is rated with "PG" rating.
What are critics and audiences saying about Knock Down the House?
Knock Down the House got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 99/100. But the audience dislikes the film.
Other sites about Knock Down the House
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