The Contender

The Contender

By Rod Lurie

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2000-10-13
  • Advisory Rating: R
  • Runtime: 2h 6min
  • Director: Rod Lurie
  • Production Company: Cinerenta Medienbeteiligungs KG
  • Production Country: Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • iTunes Price: USD 14.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 5.99
6.8/10
6.8
From 100 Ratings

Description

Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Gary Oldman lead an all-star cast in this gripping political drama. Senator Laine Hanson (Allen) has been nominated to become Vice President. But political foes uncover damning evidence about her sexual past, hoping to ruin her chances of confirmation. Facing blatant sexism during the brutal hearings, Hanson must decide whether or not to address the allegations.

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  • Political classic

    5
    By macforever2012
    Joan Allen is so underrated as an actress.she should have been given so many more top budget roles she’s shines in this role.
  • And these issues still go on today!!!

    5
    By eoj51510
    A movie that will never be dated. Due to the very true content. Great performances and awesome directing!!!
  • Great movie

    5
    By matsonmw
    "Principles only mean something when they are inconvenient." Watch this movie.
  • Been waiting for this one

    5
    By qp360
    So glad this is on streaming now. A classic.
  • A Great Political Drama

    5
    By Gravityknight
    Well acted and well directed. Gary Oldman is the best!!!

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