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Primary Colors


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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Comedy Drama
Director: Mike Nichols

In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton . Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons .

Cast :

  • John Travolta
  • Governor Jack Stanton
  • Emma Thompson
  • Susan Stanton
  • Billy Bob Thornton
  • Richard Jemmons
  • Kathy Bates
  • Libby Holden
  • Adrian Lester
  • Henry Burton
  • Maura Tierney
  • Daisy
  • Larry Hagman
  • Gov. Fred Picker
  • Diane Ladd
  • Mamma Stanton
  • Paul Guilfoyle
  • Howard Ferguson
  • Rebecca Walker
  • March
  • Caroline Aaron
  • Lucille Kaufman
  • Tommy Hollis
  • Fat Willie
  • Rob Reiner
  • Izzy Rosenblatt
  • Ben Jones
  • Arlen Sporken
  • J.C. Quinn
  • Uncle Charlie
  • Allison Janney
  • Miss Walsh
  • Robert Klein
  • Norman Asher
  • Mykelti Williamson
  • Dewayne Smith
  • Tony Shalhoub
  • Eddie Reyes
  • Brian Markinson
  • Randy Culligan
  • Ned Eisenberg
  • Brad Lieberman
  • O'Neal Compton
  • Sailorman Shoreson
  • Chelcie Ross
  • Charlie Martin
  • Bonnie Bartlett
  • Martha Harris
  • John Vargas
  • Lorenzo Delgado
  • Stacy Edwards
  • Jennifer Rogers
  • Gia Carides
  • Cashmere McLeod
Producers :
Michele Imperato , Mike Nichols
Writers :
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