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.

Cast

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

Crew

Directed by Rod Lurie