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The Candidate (1972)

PG 06/29/1972 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 50m

Too Handsome. Too Young. Too Liberal. Doesn't have a chance. He's PERFECT!


Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.

  1. Michael Ritchie


  2. Jeremy Larner


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Redford

    Robert Redford

    Bill McKay

  2. Peter Boyle

    Peter Boyle

    Marvin Lucas

  3. Melvyn Douglas

    Melvyn Douglas

    John J. McKay

  4. Don Porter

    Don Porter

    Senator Crocker Jarmon

  5. Allen Garfield

    Allen Garfield


  6. Karen Carlson

    Karen Carlson

    Nancy McKay

  7. Quinn K. Redeker

    Quinn K. Redeker

    Rick Jenkin

  8. Morgan Upton

    Morgan Upton

    Wally Henderson

  9. Michael Lerner

    Michael Lerner

    Paul Corliss

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The Candidate
The Candidate

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $1,500,000.00

Revenue -


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