Release Date: 2001
R|1 hr 26 min
"The Contenders," the highest-rated reality program on U.S. television, selects people at random -- to kill off one another until a lone champion survives. On the show, six contenders (normal people living everyday lives) are picked at random by lottery, given a gun, assigned a cameraman, and let loose.
Director: Daniel Minahan
Genres: Dark comedy
Production Co: Blow Up Pictures, October Films, Open City Films, Killer Films