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Overall B-

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.

Violence B
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C+
Substance Use C+

The Candidate

The most recent home video release of this movie is October 29, 1997. Here are some details…

The Candidate releases to DVD on October 29, 1997.

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