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The Front Runner (2018)

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American Senator Gary Hart's presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

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Jason Reitman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh Jackman ... Gary Hart
Vera Farmiga ... Lee Hart
J.K. Simmons ... Bill Dixon
Mark O'Brien ... Billy Shore
Molly Ephraim ... Irene Kelly
Chris Coy ... Kevin Sweeney
Alex Karpovsky ... Mike Stratton
Josh Brener ... Doug Wilson
Tommy Dewey ... John Emerson
Kaitlyn Dever ... Andrea Hart
Oliver Cooper ... Joe Trippi
Jenna Kanell ... Ginny Terzano
RJ Brown ... Bill Martin
Alfred Molina ... Ben Bradlee
Mamoudou Athie ... AJ Parker
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American Senator Gary Hart's presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

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Based on a True Story See more »

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Biography | Drama

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14A | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Spitzenkandidat See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$51,543, 11 November 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$71,742, 11 November 2018
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film premiered at TIFF (Toronto international Film Festival) in Canada in September 2018. See more »

Quotes

Lee Hart: [on the phone] Go on, Gary, say it.
Gary Hart: There's going to be a story tomorrow about me.
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Unsquare Dance
Written by Dave Brubeck
Performed by Dave Brubeck Quartet
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Not my cup of tea.
9 November 2018 | by Jguy10See all my reviews

It's a good movie, and will probably get some Oscar noms. Just not my cup of tea.


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