The Contender

The Contender

This Oscar nominated political White House thriller stars Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Sam Elliot, Christian Slater and Joan Allen. We follow a senior Senator, who is contending for the US Vice Presidency – and her fall from grace after accusations about her past surface. Described as a “modern political masterpiece” and “a flawless thriller that educates and entertains all at the same time.


Joan Allen (Room), Christian Slater (Heathers, True Romance), Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight, Léon: The Professional, Dracula), Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski, Crazy Heart)


Directed by Rod Lurie