Robert Redford plays Bill McKay, a California lawyer who is talked into standing as a Democratic candidate running against an aging Republican incumbent. Without the worry of winning, Bill is aggressively outspoken during the campaign. But when actually getting elected becomes a possibility, he finds his ethics being swayed by the results of opinion polls.
|Theatrical Release||August 23, 1972|
|Cast||Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas|
|1972 Warner Brothers Pictures|
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