The 2016 Presidential Candidates Ranked by Movie

Not a single candidate engenders as much public good-will as Spider-Man 3.

Not a single candidate engenders as much public good-will as Spider-Man 3.

With the 2016 Presidential race so thickly underway right now, it may be difficult to keep up with all of the polls.  Well TMS is here to help you keep track of where your favorite candidate is sitting in the polls!  To do that, we’ve conveniently matched up each candidate with the movie who’s Rotten Tomato score most closely matches their current standing.  Stay informed!


First up: the GOP clown car of candidates.  All rounding was done correctly as opposed to incorrectly as Rotten Tomatoes only reports whole-number values

Jeb Bush: 13.2%

Jeb Bush: 13.2%

Scott Walker: 11.2%

Scott Walker: 11.2%


Marco Rubio: 10.2%

Marco Rubio: 10.2%

Ben Carson: 9.5%

Ben Carson: 9.5%

Mike Huckabee: 8.7%.  Sadly, he is way below

Mike Huckabee: 8.7%. Sadly, he is way below “I Heart Huckabees” because nobody hearts him.

Rand Paul: 8.0%

Rand Paul: 8.0%

Ted Cruz: 5.8%

Ted Cruz: 5.8%

Donald Trump: 4.3%.  Larry the Cable Guy made a lot of money too, let's make him president.

Donald Trump: 4.3%. Larry the Cable Guy made a lot of money too, let’s make him president

Rick Perry: 4%.  The Shack is very much Back!

Rick Perry: 4%. The Shack is very much Back!

Carly Fiorina: 3%.

Carly Fiorina: 3%.

Rick Santorum: 2%

Rick Santorum: 2%

John Kasich: 2%

John Kasich: 2%

Bobby Jindal: 1%

Bobby Jindal: 1%




And now the two Democratic candidates you’ve heard about, one VP who isn’t running, and three guys you couldn’t draw a picture of from memory.

Hillary Clinton: 62.4%.  I cannot overstate how excited I was when this matched up.

Hillary Clinton: 62.4%. I cannot overstate how excited I was when this matched up.

Bernie Sanders: 12.4%.  My excitement to see Bernie run is roughly equal to the excitement I felt when I saw Demi Moore's boobs when I was 13.

Bernie Sanders: 12.4%. My excitement to see Bernie run is roughly equal to the excitement I felt when I saw Demi Moore’s boobs when I was 13.

Joe Biden: 12%.  I have a feeling that Joe appreciates the fantasticness of this movie.

Joe Biden: 12%. I have a feeling that Joe appreciates the fantasticness of this movie.

Jim Webb: 2%.  He's definitely being

Jim Webb: 2.3%. He’s definitely being “left behind”. HAHAHAHAHA

Martin O'Malley: 2%.  We all wish Ted Cruz or Rick Perry had gotten this one.

Martin O’Malley: 2%. We all wish Ted Cruz or Rick Perry had gotten this one.

Lincoln Chaffee: 0.9%.  He's the worst-polling candidate!  Woo!

Lincoln Chaffee: 0.9%. He’s the worst-polling candidate! Woo!

All numbers from the Real Clear Politics Average (5/19 – 6/23)

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