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A Perfect Candidate (1996)

105 min | Documentary

The filmmakers follow Oliver North's unsuccessful 1994 bid for a Virginia Senate seat, focusing on North's campaign strategist, Mark Goodin, and a Washington Post reporter. Mudslinging ensues.See moreThe filmmakers follow Oliver North's unsuccessful 1994 bid for a Virginia Senate seat, focusing on North's campaign strategist, Mark Goodin, and a Washington Post reporter. Mudslinging ensues. Written by Mike D'Angelo See less
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Nick Doob (as Nicholas Doob)
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$11,448
Gross (US & Canada)
$134,485
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$134,485
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Apr 19, 1996 (United States)

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Don Baker
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Mark Goodin
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Mark Merritt
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Peter Baker
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Glen Bolger
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Floyd Brown
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Tim Carpenter
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Bill Clinton
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J. Marshall Coleman
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David Demasters
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Warren Fiske
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Mike Gooding
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David Jacobsen
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Laurie Kellman
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David Lerman
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G. Gordon Liddy
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Mike Murphy
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Oliver North
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Susan Platt
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Lynda Bird Johnson Robb
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Chuck Robb
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Benjamin Robertson
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Douglas Wilder
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Mark Walpole
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7.2 / 10 | 253 votes