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Primary Colors

1998 Rated R 2hr 20m

This adaptation of Joe Klein's roman à clef, a thinly veiled take on Bill Clinton's campaign for the 1992 Democratic nomination, stars John Travolta as a presidential hopeful embroiled in sex scandals. Emma Thompson plays his long-suffering wife.

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Movie Details

1999 BAFTA®
1999 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
1999 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
  • Best Supporting Actress nominee: Kathy Bates
Strong language and sexual references
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1


Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Film highlights, production notes , cast and crew information , trailer(s)