The Contender

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The Contender

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The Contender

Release Date: October 13, 2000

Year    :   2000
Slogan    :   «Sometimes you can assassinate a leader without firing a shot.»
Genres    :   Drama, Thriller
Production Companies    :   DreamWorks Pictures, Cinerenta Medienbeteiligungs KG, Battleplan Productions, SE8 Group, Cinecontender Internationale
Director    :   Rod Lurie
Producers    :   Gary Oldman, Mary Jo Slater, Willi Bär, Marc Frydman, Scott Shiffman, Maurice Leblond, Rainer Bienger, Douglas Urbanski, Steve Loglisci, James Spies, Oriana Robertson
Writers    :   Rod Lurie
RunTime    :   126 mins.
Budget    :   20000000
Revenue    :   22428990

The vice president is dead, and as the president makes his choice for a replacement, a secret contest of wills is being waged by a formidable rival. When Senator Laine Hanson is nominated as the first woman in history to hold the office, hidden agendas explode into a battle for power.

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