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The Contender(Movie, 2000)

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| 2h 6min | Genres: Drama, Thriller
The ContenderRating: 3.4/5 (with 70 votes)
The Contender is a 2000 American political drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie. It stars Gary Oldman, Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Christian Slater. The film focuses on a fictional United States President (played by Bridges) and the events surrounding his appointment of a new Vice President (Allen). The film serves as a response to the Lewinsky scandal involving President Bill Clinton. It became the subject of controversy regarding alterations that displeased Oldman, who co-produced. Joan Allen was nominated for Best Actress and Jeff Bridges for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards. ()
Movie poster of The Contender

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"The Contender" is currently available on 2 providers. The Contender can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Duration: 2h 7min
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Awards & Nominations for The Contender

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actress

About The Contender

The vice president is dead, and as the president makes his choice for a replacement, a secret contest of wills is being waged by a formidable rival. When Senator Laine Hanson is nominated as the first woman in history to hold the office, hidden agendas explode into a battle for power.


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Trailer for The Contender + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Trailer 1(Trailer, 2:28)

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Additional Information

Plays in: Washington D.C.
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: German (DE), English (EN)
Translated into 16 languages: Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Ukrainian (UK)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/13/2000
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"A manipulátor"
Budget: 20,000,000 USD
Revenue: 22,428,990 USD (= 112%)

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