The Contender (2000)

Political thriller about Laine Hanson's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. An allegation that she was involved in a sexual orgy at the age of 19 is leaked to the press. As pressure mounts on Laine, she's torn between fighting back or sticking to her principles and refusing to comment on the allegations.

Directing:
  • Rod Lurie

Writing:
  • Rod Lurie

Stars:
Release Date: 2000-10-13
metacritic icon 7.1/10
themoviedb icon 6.8/10
  • Country: DE, GB, US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 126
  • Budget: $9,000,000
Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman
Sheldon Runyon
Philip Baker Hall
Philip Baker...
Oscar Billings
Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges
President Jackson Evans
Sam Elliott
Sam Elliott
Kermit Newman
Kathryn Morris
Kathryn Morri...
Paige Willomina
Christian Slater
Christian Sla...
Reginald Webster
William Petersen
William Peter...
Jack Hathaway
Joan Allen
Joan Allen
Laine Hanson
Mariel Hemingway
Mariel Heming...
Saul Rubinek
Saul Rubinek
Jerry Tolliver
Mike Binder
Mike Binder
Lewis Hollis
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