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The Contender (2000)

R
126 min | Drama, Thriller

Senator Laine Hanson is a contender for U.S. Vice President, but information and disinformation about her past surfaces that threatens to derail her confirmation.
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Alec Hammond (as Alexander Hammond)
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$ 20,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 5,363,900
Gross (USA)
$ 17,872,723
Gross (World)
$ 22,428,990
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Oct 13, 2000 (United States)

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Gary Oldman
Shelly Runyon Shelly Runyon   See fewer
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Joan Allen
Laine Hanson Laine Hanson   See fewer
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Jeff Bridges
President Jackson Evans President Jackson Evans   See fewer
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Christian Slater
Reginald Webster Reginald Webster   See fewer
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Sam Elliott
Kermit Newman Kermit Newman   See fewer
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William Petersen
Jack Hathaway Jack Hathaway   See fewer
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Saul Rubinek
Jerry Tolliver Jerry Tolliver   See fewer
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Philip Baker Hall
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Mike Binder
Lewis Hollis Lewis Hollis   See fewer
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Robin Thomas
William Hanson William Hanson   See fewer
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Mariel Hemingway
Cynthia Charlton Lee Cynthia Charlton Lee   See fewer
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Kathryn Morris
Paige Willomina Paige Willomina   See fewer
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Kristen Shaw
Fiona Hathaway Fiona Hathaway   See fewer
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Douglas Urbanski
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Angelica Page
Dierdra (as Angelica Torn) Dierdra (as Angelica Torn)   See fewer
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Joseph Lyle Taylor
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Irene Ziegler
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7 / 10 | 21,765 votes