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The Contender 2000

  • October 13, 2000
  • 126 mins
  • Rod Lurie
  • Rod Lurie (screenplay)
  • English
  • Drama, Thriller
Sometimes you can assassinate a leader without firing a shot.

Political thriller about Laine Hanson's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. An allegation that she was involved in a sexual orgy at the age of 19 is leaked to the press. As pressure mounts on Laine, she's torn between fighting back or sticking to her principles and refusing to comment on the allegations.


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