The Front Runner

Character: Lee Hart

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Written by: Matt Bai, Jason Reitman, Jay Carson

Produced by: Jason Reitman, Aaron Gilbert, Helen Estabrook

Cast Members: Hugh Jackman, J.K. Simmons, Alfred Molina

Released date: November 6, 2018

Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Duration: 1h 53min

Gary Hart, former senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that comes crashing down when allegations of an extramarital affair surface in the media, forcing the candidate to address a scandal that threatens to derail his campaign and personal life.


→ Gary Hart was going to be President. Instead he changed American Politics forever.
→ Based on a True Story
→ The Week America Went Tabloid

Script developed by Never Enough Design