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
Other cast: Hugh Jackman, J.K. Simmons, Alfred Molina
Release date: November 6, 2018
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Running time: 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.

Taglines

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