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The Candidate

1972 Rated PG 1hr 50m

Bill McKay is a California lawyer urged to run against the seemingly unbeatable Republican incumbent in a senatorial race. McKay is a well-meaning innocent, but as support widens for his open platform, the sellout begins.

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Movie Details

  • Top 100 Laughs nominee
1973 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay
  • Best Sound nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


French, English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround