Inspired by true events, The Senator is a shocking political thriller following a tragic web of lies that took hold of the Kennedy family and changed the course of US history, forever. On July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) drove his car off a bridge on Massachusetts' Chappaquiddick Island. The accident resulted in the death of passenger Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara), a 28-year-old campaign strategist who worked for Kennedy. The ongoing investigation into the mysterious and scandalous events forever altered his political legacy - and ultimately changed the course of presidential history. The Senator is an enthralling tale of political zeitgeist and will ensure this chapter won't just be left to the history books.

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4.2 out of 5
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14 Ratings


Fascinating fact-based drama about power and perception.

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