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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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  • "What do we do now?"

    Jeff Boston 2015-01-29

    Continue to push for the legalization of sinful behavior (which is what the Republican incumbent in "The Candidate" warned against), all under... MORE>

  • Thank Goodness For Melvyn Douglas

    Joella Lyndon 2015-01-28

    I adore Melvyn Douglas. He clearly stole the show in this Robert Redford film. The 2 stars are for Mr. Douglas. The 1/2 star is for what is left.I have... MORE>

  • Redfords presence

    Kent 2015-01-27

    Throughout this month, TCM has featured Robert Redford's films. His most prevalent rolls included this film, "The Candidate," and others... MORE>