Superstar Robert Redford ("Up Close and Personal," "Indecent Proposal") stars as a young, aggressive lawyer seduced into a political race against a well-respected incumbent Senator. Trying to do his own thing, he finds it difficult to call his own shots in the face of party efforts to mold him into a winner. Academy Award-winner for Best Screenplay and featuring strong performances by Peter Boyle and Melvyn Douglas.

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4.0 out of 5
12 Ratings
12 Ratings

87% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: The Candidate may not get all the details right when it comes to modern campaigning, but it captures political absurdity perfectly -- and boasts typically stellar work from Robert Redford to boot.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1972 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)
Additional

Spanish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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