The Contender

(2000)

Overview

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.

  1. Rod Lurie

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gary Oldman

    Gary Oldman

    Shelly Runyon

  2. Joan Allen

    Joan Allen

    Laine Hanson

  3. Jeff Bridges

    Jeff Bridges

    President Jackson Evans

  4. Christian Slater

    Christian Slater

    Reginald Webster

  5. Sam Elliott

    Sam Elliott

    Kermit Newman

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 13, 2000
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • March 6, 2001
    R
    Physical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 6m

Budget $9,000,000.00

Revenue -

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