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The Contender

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Season 1

Directed by: Rod Lurie
Writing credits: Rod Lurie
Movie Genre: Drama/Thriller
Released: 2000
Running Time: 126 minutes
Rating: PG

After his Vice-president suddenly dies the President, who is near the end of his final term, decides to leave a legacy by selecting a woman to fill the position.

Enter a Senator who has shifted from the Republican Party to the Democratic.

Initially appearing to be the perfect candidate, an allegation suddenly appears that she had been involved in a sexual orgy as a 19-year old in college.

The confirmation committee chairman, a Republican, leaks the information to the press, while using the press discussion as a forum to bring it into the hearings.

The chairman desires to get a Governor into the office.

The Governor had become a national hero when he attempted to rescue a young woman from a car that crashed from a bridge into deep water near where the Governor had been fishing.

Tagline: Sometimes you can assassinate a leader without firing a shot.


Season 1 Cast

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Cynthia Charlton Lee

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Fiona Hathaway

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Gov. Jack Hathaway

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Jerry Tolliver

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Kermit Newman

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Lewis Hollis

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Oscar Billings

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President Jackson Evans

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Rep. Reginald Webster

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Rep. Sheldon Runyon

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Sen. Laine Hanson

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Special Agent Paige Willomina

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William Hanson

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Herself/Boxing Manager

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Himself/Boxing Mentor

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Himself/Fighter

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Himself/Head Trainer

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Himself/Host/Boxing Mentor

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Himself/Trainer

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Ring Announcer


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