Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Gary Oldman lead an all-star cast in this gripping political drama. Senator Laine Hanson (Allen) has been nominated to become Vice President. But political foes uncover damning evidence about her sexual past, hoping to ruin her chances of confirmation. Facing blatant sexism during the brutal hearings, Hanson must decide whether or not to address the allegations.

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Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings
11 Ratings

76% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: The Contender wears its political heart on its sleeve, but strong performances and a solid screenplay help the end result add up to a gripping drama from either side of the aisle.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Thoughtful, enjoyable film for older teens.

Information

Studio
20th Century Fox
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

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

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