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3.1
157 Ratings

The Contender

Directed by Rod Lurie
Germany, 2000
Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

As soon as a woman is nominated to replace the deceased vice president of the USA, her political enemies search in her private life for ways to bring her down.

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The Contender Directed by Rod Lurie

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2001 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Independent Spirit Awards

2001 | 2 nominations including: Best Female Lead

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2001 | 3 nominations including: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

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