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43 Ratings

The Best Man

Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
United States, 1964
Drama, Comedy


The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how badly they want the job.

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The Best Man Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1965 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Writers Guild of America

1965 | Nominee: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1965 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actress

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

1964 | Winner: Special Prize of the Jury

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