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The Candidate

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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  • I don't get TCM programming priorities

    Anthony 2016-11-15

    TCM recently showed The Candidate and the Best Man is prime time. Why do we have to have them again? Meanwhile, a whole raft of good Howard Hawks movies... MORE>

  • Redford Rides the Voter Wave

    Tawny 2016-11-15

    This film serves up a timeless lesson in how elected officials run for office. On photo ops. On the brains of obsessed campaign managers. On mindless... MORE>

  • Petty Candidates

    Ben Saraffino 2016-11-04

    Robert Redford is great in this film. I'm tired of reading all the knocks on Republicans from the viewers. How about the Secretary Of State who was... MORE>