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The Contender

(2000)

Rated R for strong sexual content and language.

R 126min.
 
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The hard-ball gamesmanship and casual character assassination of American politics sets the stage for this thriller from writer and director Rod Lurie. When the Vice President of the United States unexpectedly dies, all eyes in Washington D.C. Read More
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Sen. Laine Hanson
Congressman Sheldon B. Runyon
President Jackson Evans
Kermit Newman
Congressman Reginald Webster
Sen. Jack Hathaway
Oscar Billings
Jerry Tolliver
Lewis Hollis
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April 21, 2009
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This is a topnotch movie. There is a lot to learn here about integrity and the lack thereof. The story subtly takes hold of the viewer, dragging him or her into a very skillfully laid plot. A horoughly enjoyable and intense look at back room politics. The acting is superb by all.

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