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The Candidate (1972)

PG
110 min | Comedy, Drama

Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
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Updated Jun 29, 1972

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Jun 29, 1972 (United States)

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Peter Boyle
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7.1 / 10 | 8,722 votes