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The Candidate Reviews

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January 14, 2013
Redford fancies himself so superior to the electoral process that he ends up with a completely fatuous characterization of a politician.
March 31, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 6, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 12, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
April 20, 2004
| Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
This Hollywood film has passed the test of time and is still a good watch, especially, during an election year.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 13, 2002
Reveals the hollow center of a campaign manipulated by media mercenaries and political Machiavellis who value victory over integrity and substantive moral issues.
September 8, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 17, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
October 31, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 12, 2007
Good early intro to the political machinery behind the candidates, where the emphasis is clearly only focused on winning
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
September 21, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
November 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
March 16, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
February 12, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 10, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 17, 2007
The first and arguably the sharpest expose of the new media-determined American political process, The Candidate offers producer-star Redford one of his strongest dramatic roles; Michael Ritchei's 1972 cautionary tale became prophetic in its message
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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