Series 7 Poster

Release Date: 2001

R|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
"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.

Cast: Brooke Smith, Glenn Fitzgerald, Marylouise Burke, Richard Venture, Michael Kaycheck, Merritt Wever, Angelina Phillips, Nada Despotovich

Director: Daniel Minahan

Genres: Dark comedy

Production Co: Blow Up Pictures, October Films, Open City Films, Killer Films

Keywords: Survival, 2000s, Father, Fall, Small town, Escape, Competition, Rivalry

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