The Contender (2000)

Movie"Sometimes you can assassinate a leader without firing a shot."
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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.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:October 13th, 2000
On DVD & Blu-ray:March 6th, 2001 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$20,000,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$22,428,990 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Rainer Bienger, Gary Oldman, Maurice Leblond
Production Companies:Cinerenta Medienbeteiligungs KG, Cinecontender Internationale, Battleplan Productions, SE8 Group, DreamWorks Pictures