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The Contender

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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Thriller
Director: Rod Lurie

When the sitting Vice President dies, Senator Laine Hanson is chosen by the President to be the first woman to hold the office. The selection meets with opposition from members of both parties, in particular a powerful political adversary who will seemingly stop at nothing to discredit her. Her confirmation hearings set off a firestorm of controversy as shocking secrets from Hanson's past are revealed, threatening her personal life as well as her political future.

Cast :

  • Joan Allen
  • Laine Hanson
  • Gary Oldman
  • Shelly Runyon
  • Jeff Bridges
  • President Jackson Evans
  • Sam Elliott
  • Kermit Newman
  • Christian Slater
  • Reginald Webster
  • William Petersen
  • Gov. Jack Hathaway
  • Philip Baker Hall
  • Oscar Billings
  • Saul Rubinek
  • Jerry Toliver
Producers :
Willi Bär , Marc Frydman , Steve Loglisci , Scott Shiffman , James Spies , Douglas Urbanski
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