The Front-Runner Movie

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2018 | R | Drama True Story

Gary Hart’s presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he is caught in a scandalous love affair. more

Release DateU.S.

The Front-Runner will be released on
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Limited Release
Friday, November 16, 2018 Expansion Release
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Nationwide Release

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Vera Farmiga
Lee Hart
Courtney Ford
Lynn Armandt
Kaitlyn Dever
Andrea Hart
J.K. Simmons
Bill Dixon
Molly Ephraim
Irene Kelly
Ari Graynor
Ann Devroy
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Jason Reitman


Jason Reitman
Jay Carson
Matt Bai

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R for language including some sexual references


Senator Gary Hart is the frontrunner during the early stages of the 1988 race for the Democratic presidential nomination when his campaign is rocked by revelations of an extramarital affair with Donna Rice. The Colorado senator then drops out of the race.
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