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The Candidate(1972)

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Brief Synopsis

A senate candidate''''s ideals weaken as his position in the polls gets stronger.

Cast & Crew

Robert Redford Bill McKay
Peter Boyle [Marvin] Lucas
Melvyn Douglas John J. McKay
Don Porter [Sen. Crocker] Jarmon
Allen Garfield [Howard] Klein
Karen Carlson Nancy [McKay]
Joe Miksak Neil Atkinson
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York City: 29 Jun 1972; New York opening: 30 Jun 1972; Los Angeles opening: 6 Jul 1972
Release Date:  1972 Production Date:  AFI Library; Pat's DVD* Netflix
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Warner Bros., Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  A Redford-Ritchie Production
Duration(mins):  109-110 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • A Candidate for any Election.....

    ja661 2019-11-07

    There isn't anything profound about this picture, but the star of the picture is a very Political person and as such, since he was a driving force... MORE>

  • Candidates Motive?

    Josette 2018-10-13

    I liked the movie, and it accurately shows (I think) the phoniness and hullabaloo of the campaigns, and how officials get elected. What I don't... MORE>

  • No Politics, Please!

    babbslee 2018-10-11

    Ben Saraffino, what gave you the idea that TCM User Reviews is a place to vent your animus toward U.S. politicians? We come here as fans, to discuss the... MORE>