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The Front Runner

The Front Runner is a movie starring Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, and J.K. Simmons. In 1987, U.S. Senator Gary Hart's presidential campaign is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

Other Titles
爆料世代, Így ne legyél elnök, The Front Runner - Il vizio del potere, Candidat favori, Der Spitzenkandidat, Ο υποψήφιος, El candidato, Pewny kandydat, O Candidato Favorito, O Favorito, フロントランナー, Favorit
Running Time
1 hours 53 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
History, Drama, Biography
Jason Reitman
Matt Bai, Matt Bai, Jay Carson, Jason Reitman
J.K. Simmons, Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, Mark O'Brien
Canada, USA
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

In 1987, U.S. Senator Gary Hart's presidential campaign is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.

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Sandra Matthews

This movie has all the elements that will make an excellent movie, the characters are great and the story is told beautifully. But the film does fall into the trap of focusing on the political positions of the characters and the effects that they have on their family, which is what makes the movie boring and depressing. It should have focused on the film and the characters instead of focusing on the politics. The movie should have focused on the struggles of these characters and the people that they have to deal with. Overall this movie is great and very interesting. However, there is too much emphasis on the political positions and the political issues that the characters face and it makes it boring. It should have been more focused on the characters and their issues, which is why this movie has a lower rating. It should have focused more on the people in the movie rather than the politics.

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Vincent T.

In the popular Hollywood movie franchise of "The Front Runner", which I have never seen, I have to admit that this is my favorite. The fact that it is based on true events in the 1980s and 1980s Korea is the main reason for that. However, it is also very good because it contains a great cast and excellent screenplay. The story of the movie is about the close relationship between the fictional character Yeo Jin-ho, who has been a doctor for thirty years, and a retired American professor of medicine and biology, Dr. Isadore Halloran (played by Michael Douglas). The character of Yeo Jin-ho is very loyal to the former and his life is full of joy. In order to save his career, he became a prominent doctor in the American medical system. However, a huge number of Korean patients need medical care and many die. When Dr. Halloran learned about this, he strongly believes that he should help them to get better. He tries to go to the doctors in South Korea but they do not have the means to do it. Therefore, he decides to go to Korea and become a doctor there. The movie is very well directed by James McTeigue. He does a good job directing the Korean character. In the movie, he uses various cameras, and he has a good sense for the atmosphere. He also used many beautiful music. The movie is well written, especially by the author Jee-woon Kim. The story of the movie is about an American doctor who travels to South Korea to help those Korean patients. But, when he does not get the results he expected, he becomes a hero. He then becomes a famous doctor in South Korea. However, the main problem in the movie is that the audience does not get to know the history of the American society in the late 1980s and the Korean society in the late 1980s. This is the main reason why this movie is not as good as other movies in the franchise. However, the story is very good, and the performances of all the actors are great. I also like the message that is conveyed to the audience. In conclusion, this is a great movie for all ages. It is a movie that is good for families. It is a movie that is good for anyone, including young children and adults.

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Janice S.

I have seen this movie, and I must say that I like it. It was really nice. This is a good story of a character from history who could do everything. I have to say, it was the most inspirational movie ever, because it was from the heart. I loved the movie and it made me cry. I hope the movie becomes a classic like "The Greatest Showman" and "The King of Kong". I hope this movie will be recognized, and it will be recognized for a lot of reasons. This movie made me cry. This movie is for people who have lived a life, and this movie is for people who want to live a life. It made me feel good, and it made me want to live. I don't know how much I'm gonna like this movie. I don't know if I like it or not. But I like it.

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John B.

I was very pleasantly surprised by this movie. The story was different and fresh. It was well acted and a very entertaining movie. The acting of the kids was good. I was surprised at the actors they used. They really made the story exciting. I was also surprised at the scene that were shot. I was in a meeting and I was sitting at a table, and my son was looking at the actors from the scene. It was a very unique scene and the actors did a good job. The music was good, and it was a very good movie. I really recommend it to everyone.

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There is no doubt that the film's popularity stems from its award-winning writing. The acting in this film is solid and varied. But what's wrong with it? The story is a long one, and I believe that a story such as this has to be told in its entirety. The writing is brilliant, but the story is just a bit slow at times, and the film often seemed to be trying to tie in all the other supporting characters without really doing anything with them. What made it not quite work was the fact that the film was really focused on the two leads, and it was impossible to ignore what they were going through. Still, this film is a good film, and it was good at times. I found it very moving, and it was interesting to see the relationship between Steve Carell and Emma Thompson. But I just feel that it could have been done better. I recommend it to anyone, but if you're looking for something that can stand on its own, I would wait until it's on TV.

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Grace M.

The movie "The Front Runner" was a very disappointing movie. I was hoping for more from a movie about a Texas company trying to run the Texas lottery. But the movie was very predictable and nothing was surprising. I have to admit that I was shocked at the ending. I just couldn't believe that the state was going to make this big decision that will affect millions of people. The movie was just too short. My wife and I were disappointed that the movie was not longer.

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Ashley O.

Paul is a name I have never heard of. Not since the infamous SNL skit about the Golden Gate bridge was the name of his film debut. What a strange name. If I had a good time seeing this film, it was worth the time. It is a very well crafted film. In the history of the world, we have never seen a film like it. It is very engrossing, well shot, and has a lot to say about the world of politics. But most of all, it is interesting to see an actor who has been acting for decades and yet does not have an ego or a sense of fame. He is actually very sincere, humble, and real. The real star of this film is Tom Hanks. He is a superb actor. The man can act and he plays his role very well. He does not get the Oscar, but he deserves it. The director is none other than the brilliant Kevin Macdonald. He made a very serious film that doesn't have a great message, but makes you think. The film is extremely well made and has an interesting story to tell. What it is missing is a message. It is a movie that is difficult to get through because it is so well made and well thought out. It is also very powerful because it makes you think about how you might behave if you were in this situation. It is an entertaining movie, but a very difficult movie to get through.

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Harold G.

There are plenty of movies that really don't need subtitles to tell a story, and yet there are movies that do. This one is one of those. To be honest, I didn't know what I was going to see in this movie. It seemed like a mixture of several different movies. It was like a Japanese movie. The plot was really good, the acting was great. I loved the fact that they did not make the characters out to be stereotypical and one-dimensional, but to see how they are different from one another. The story is about John F. Kennedy's life and how he struggled with the issues that he had. The movie is so deep and so deep. I had to see it a second time because I kept losing myself in the story. There are many things that you will not understand at first, because the movie is so deep. But, once you see the movie, you will be able to understand it. The whole thing, it's very hard to find words to describe. I am so impressed with the movie, it is worth seeing. You can really feel for this man. And the part that I thought was really touching, was the way that he was brought up. He had a lot of problems with his parents. It was really sad. I think that the movie is great, I have seen it twice now, and I am sure that I will see it again, and I will definitely see it again, because it is just so good. It is a movie that is a must see, and I would recommend it to everyone. 7/10

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Carl James

Cate Blanchett is one of my favourite actresses. She has done more excellent films in her short career than almost anyone else. I also enjoyed her in "Shakespeare in Love" and "The Reader". But I think she has no real chances of winning an Oscar for this one. I saw it twice and I loved it. It is a very moving movie about a great leader who has just been elected president of the United States. I have read a lot of the reviews that I think will condemn it as a political movie, because it shows the transition from one presidency to another in a clear way. I agree. It is definitely not a political movie. It is also very moving. I felt like I was right there in his life. I think that is why I liked it so much. The movie is full of wonderful characters. I am a big fan of the original play, but the movie is a lot more lively and the characters are more developed. It is very well written. The actors are excellent, and the movie is very well filmed. It is a very emotional movie and I loved every second of it. I can recommend this to anyone who loves a good movie.

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I just finished watching this movie and I'm not really sure what to say. It's a bit slow, some of the characters are not that well developed and it's also quite disappointing to see that the music is so awful. I've read the book and I understand that the music is great and very important, but the book is fantastic. I don't really like the movie, but it's not terrible. It's just not very good. I think the music in the movie was very beautiful. It's really nice to see how it all starts. Overall, it's not a great movie, but it's not a terrible movie either. I would recommend watching it. It's good for an hour and a half and it's well worth it.

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Jerry Kelly

i was really excited to watch this film. i really like George Clooney, he is always good, i watched this film and i have to say i was let down. the script is a little bit cliched. the script is very cliched. the cast is good, but i think they should have used more of a screen time of him and Tilda Swinton. i would have like to have seen more of her and more of her on screen. this film should have been a little bit longer than it was. the end was disappointing as well. the acting was good, but not good enough to make this film good. i give this film 7 out of 10. it was good, but not great.

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Bryan Carter

Kevin Spacey plays a politician who turns traitor after being caught spying on his wife and daughter and does a poor job of recreating the reality of Watergate. There are several reasons to see this film. First of all, it's one of the best films about Watergate ever made. That's a good thing. There are many good documentaries that deal with Watergate but this film is not only more well made, it also has more insight into what happened. This film is not just about Watergate, it's also about the Reagan era and the Republican party, who in reality were the ones who started the paranoia and paranoia that is still seen today. This film deals with a lot of information that is never covered in the main documentary, like the funding of the documentary. This is a must see film for anyone interested in the Reagan era or politics in general. The other reason to see this film is the acting. Kevin Spacey and Morgan Freeman are simply the best actors in this film. I know that this film will be controversial because of the revelations that it deals with, but it's an extremely well done film. The film will make you question your morals and your way of living. If you like political documentaries, I would highly recommend this film. It's not a perfect film, but it's very well done. It's definitely a must see.

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This film was, without doubt, a tremendous improvement on 'Selma' (both films being in the same price range). I think the only reason that this film received such poor reviews is because it was a conservative film. It was, at the end of the day, a rather bland film. The film focuses on the life of Frederick Douglass (Brad Pitt) and how he gained a tremendous amount of wealth and political influence as a slave and how his ability to be a great political leader was due to his great ability to inspire people to make their own change. The film also talks about his rise to political power and how he and his supporters believed that the Civil War was the best thing that could ever happen to their people. The film begins in 1863 when Douglass is still a slave and his master is leaving for the war. Douglass meets with his fellow slaves and together they decide to fight for freedom and it is through this struggle that Douglass's life is shaped and how he makes the change that he desires. I think that many people will disagree with me on this but I think that the film is a good one. I really enjoyed the historical accuracy in the film as it seemed to me that many of the scenes were really accurate. I think that the best part of the film was the historical accuracy and it is extremely well done. I think that many people will agree with me on this one but I think that this film is a good one. It is good and has been good.

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Heather Lee

This is one of the most studied and concentrated biographies ever. But if you are a non-English speaker, you won't get the words of George Orwell's 1984, so don't look for the same things. But if you have some time to spare, then give it a try.

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I am not an intelligent person. I have no idea what the meaning of life is. I am the youngest of two sons and we were put in the hospital when he was a young child. When he was older, he was sent to the psychiatrist. Then he was taken into the military to protect the younger ones. He was so bored with his job and was bored of all the fighting. He had been in the military for only a short time, but his platoon leader was such a tyrant. He would beat his young soldiers, sometimes even kill them. I was not paying attention to the movie and saw a close-up of a cell phone in the movie. That was when he came out of the military. I saw that cell phone and I thought that was the only movie I would ever see. It has been a while since I saw the movie and I am watching it again. I was so touched when he was talking to that nurse at the hospital and when he was sitting in his apartment with his little boy. I love this movie so much. I like it so much. It is a movie that should be watched by everyone. I think that the President of the United States should know about this movie. I would like to know how he will react when he sees this movie. I also would like to know what happened to his cell phone.

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I was expecting a lot from this movie, but I was very disappointed. In a movie of this nature, you have to give it some real substance, and this one had none. I couldn't care less about what happened to the characters, and it seemed like they were acting in a way that you just don't think is believable. There were some genuinely funny moments, but that's about it. I can't help but wonder why they chose such a strong cast for this film. I hope they try again with the writing and not the performances.

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Andrew Brown

While this movie may not be as brilliant as "The Day After Tomorrow," it still has some interesting points. I thought the characters were good. I really like the idea of a major news story being told in flashback. I thought this movie was very well done. I'm sure there will be a sequel. I thought the acting was excellent, particularly the actors in the military. I thought the direction was good, as well. I didn't really think the pacing was too slow. There are some funny moments that are not overused and sometimes that is a good thing. I was also surprised that the story was told from different perspectives. I thought it worked out well, and it was nice to see how this tragedy affected everyone's lives. I thought the ending was good, but I don't want to give anything away. I liked this movie and I'm glad it's out in theaters, because I think people will like it.

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Stephanie Howell

The Front Runner is based on a book by award-winning author Alex Haley. It is a very good movie with a great cast. The movie covers a lot of subjects that you may not want to know about. I would suggest the movie to everyone, because it is an informative movie about the history of the world and of our country. I would say that you have to see the movie and pay attention to the subject matter. I enjoyed the movie and would recommend it to everyone.

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Anthony Young

I've read and heard so many negative reviews on this movie that I'm really not sure what to make of it. I read that some people really did not like the movie because it didn't follow the truth of the real life and they didn't like the way the movie was told. To me this makes me feel like a hypocrite and makes me feel like I should have been there with them, because they don't really want to see a film about the actual facts. The thing I did like was that the film didn't completely ignore the facts that the author was trying to bring to the audience. I also liked that the film showed how the people and the families were dealing with it. I think that people need to know that the real story behind this movie is not the facts. The facts are pretty well known. I would have rather not seen the movie at all, but I feel like the only way to tell the story is to go and see it.

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Amber Peterson

With his latest film "The Front Runner", Martin Scorsese has managed to make a work of art from the beginning to the end. The story of a young man who lived during the Spanish Civil War is interesting but what's even more interesting is that Scorsese took this work to a whole new level. The film begins with the American President Dwight D. Eisenhower being inaugurated and a brief history lesson of the conflict is presented. The President and his aides take in the sights of Washington and look upon the sights of the war torn country. There is a lot of history to this film that I will not reveal here. For me, the film is not only about the conflict but also about the characters who lived during that time. It's a story about the sacrifices that people made in the war and how they felt about the end result. The film is more about the art of war than the actual battle scenes. It is about a man who was able to live in a time where that could have been a death sentence for him but instead he turned out to be the man who was able to lead a nation in the middle of a civil war. There are many people who died in this war but few people who saw the horrors of war from the inside. People from different races, nationalities, and age groups also lived during this time and they felt the consequences of war on a daily basis. I believe that "The Front Runner" is one of the most accurate films about the war and I believe that this film is going to have a lot of Oscar nominations in the coming years. I recommend that you go and see it now.

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Lauren Fernandez

A great portrait of a great leader. I liked it but it was not as dramatic as I would have liked. The film was beautifully shot and well acted. The story of McCarthy is an important part of American history and one that is sadly misunderstood. A good movie for anyone who wants to know more about the man who is often dismissed by the people of his day.

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This movie is an excellent depiction of a man who dedicated his life to standing up to the media and his corporate overlords. Unfortunately, he didn't get to accomplish much with that commitment. Here is an honest, realistic look at how he tried to make it in America, and how he lost his faith in what America was all about. The movie is not anti-American, or anti-American in any way. This is simply a story of someone who believed that his life and work would not be taken away from him because of a mistake in judgment. I believe that the majority of the American people are entitled to see this movie. In my opinion, the acting is great, and the direction is excellent. If you want a good inspirational movie, then this is the one to see.