The Front Runner

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Hugh Jackman stars as the charismatic politician Gary Hart in this thrilling drama following the rise and fall of Senator Hart, who captured the imagination of young voters and was considered the overwhelming front runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination. read more
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Hugh Jackman stars as the charismatic politician Gary Hart in this thrilling drama following the rise and fall of Senator Hart, who captured the imagination of young voters and was considered the overwhelming front runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination. But his campaign was sidelined by the story of an extramarital relationship with Donna Rice. As tabloid journalism and political journalism merged for the first time, Senator Hart was forced to drop out of the race leaving a profound and lasting impact on American politics and the world stage. The film also stars Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons and Alfred Molina.

Original Release

11/06/2018

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Cast

Hugh Jackman Gary Hart
Vera Farmiga Lee Hart
Sara Paxton Donna Rice
Kaitlyn Dever Andrea Hart
Ari Graynor Ann Devroy
J.K. Simmons Bill Dixon
Mike Judge Jim Savage
Toby Huss Billy Broadhurst
Kevin Pollak Bob Martindale
Evan Castelloe John Hart
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jason Reitman

Writers

Matt Bai, Jay Carson, Jason Reitman

Cast

Hugh Jackman Gary Hart
Vera Farmiga Lee Hart
Sara Paxton Donna Rice
Kaitlyn Dever Andrea Hart
Ari Graynor Ann Devroy
J.K. Simmons Bill Dixon
Mike Judge Jim Savage
Toby Huss Billy Broadhurst
Kevin Pollak Bob Martindale
Evan Castelloe John Hart
Jen Landon Ann McDaniel
John Bedford Lloyd David Broder
William Walker Campaign Reporter
Bill Burr Murphy
Jonny Pasvolsky Steve Dunleavy
Spencer Garrett Bob Woodward
Lee Armstrong Jack Germond
Molly Ephraim Irene Kelly
Courtney Ford Lynn Armandt
Mark O'Brien Billy Shore

Producers

Matt Bai Executive Producer
Michael Beugg Executive Producer
Jason Blumenfeld Executive Producer
Edward Carpezzi Executive Producer
Jay Carson Executive Producer
Jason Cloth Executive Producer
Chris Conover Executive Producer
David Gendron Executive Producer
Ali Jazayeri Executive Producer
Andria Spring Executive Producer
David Davoli Executive Producer
Steven Thibault Executive Producer
Garrick Dion Executive Producer
Brenda Gilbert Executive Producer
Anjay Nagpal Executive Producer
George Wolfe Executive Producer
Helen Estabrook Producer
Aaron L. Gilbert Producer
Jason Reitman Producer
Erica Mills Producer
Matthias Mellinghaus Producer

Editors

Stefan Grube

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