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1.

Best political film ever made

10/10
Author: William J. Fickling (wfickling@sc.rr.com) on 24 October 2004
2.

Not bad

Author: Robert J. Maxwell (rmax304823@yahoo.com) on 15 April 2004
3.

Like they say, it's all about politics.

10/10
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) on 5 December 2005
4.

The Candidate

10/10
Author: Malcolm Lawrence (Malcs) on 22 March 2000
5.

Thought-provoking look at politics and media.

7/10
Author: MiriamEB (miriam007eb@angelfire.com) on 6 September 2000
6.

The timeless definitive campaign

9/10
Author: jlacerra on 24 June 2001
7.

Well done, still resonates today

7/10
Author: (oshram@aol.com) on 8 April 2005
8.

Bill McKay: The Better Way!

8/10
Author: tieman64 on 18 February 2010
9.

A must for cynics

6/10
Author: saccenti on 1 November 1999
10.

The Shaping of a Political Candidate

Author: CurtMan@LVCM.com on 10 November 2004
11.

Film for all would be candidates to view

10/10
Author: Captain Ken on 26 March 2002
12.

Dull Debate about the Politics of Forty Years Ago

5/10
Author: James Hitchcock on 22 December 2012
13.

Candidn't who candid

Author: DQGladstone on 15 October 2009
14.

Political world...

8/10
Author: jc-osms on 27 March 2009
15.

Timeless political comedy with bite.

9/10
Author: jckruize on 25 October 2002
16.

A who's who of 1970s politics

10/10
Author: Sky Beaver on 18 November 2007
17.

Great movie, hope they make a sequel some day!

8/10
Author: Streetwolf on 5 January 2006
18.

insightful writing and good performances

8/10
Author: SnoopyStyle on 28 January 2015
19.

Solid political drama

8/10
Author: NORDIC-2 on 12 June 2014
20.

Superb political tale...some issues and tactics never change

7/10
Author: vincentlynch-moonoi on 22 August 2012
21.

The CANDIDate

Author: TheFamilyBerzurcher on 18 March 2012
22.

the more things change...

8/10
Author: Michael Neumann on 9 November 2010
23.

Great film, great screenplay and great actors !

10/10
Author: norakecer on 27 July 2010
24.

'For a better way - Bill McKay'

8/10
Author: freemanist on 6 December 2003
25.

Excellent movie about politics as usual

10/10
Author: DarkMoon72 on 26 November 2002
26.

almost too real to be true

Author: alberto-27 on 20 May 2002
27.

Cult Movies 12

9/10
Author: Carlos Xavier on 6 November 1998
28.

Bill McKay, a WASP "pezzonovante" ...

7/10
Author: ElMaruecan82 on 23 August 2013
29.

The Game And How It's Played

9/10
Author: bkoganbing on 12 November 2006
30.

Timeless

9/10
Author: evonhel on 23 October 2006
31.

In the meanders of an electoral campaign

7/10
Author: valadas on 26 May 2006
32.

Becomes a classic through the years

10/10
Author: isisherbs2000 on 24 March 2005
33.

As Much a Story of Human Nature as of Politics

8/10
Author: John T. Ryan (redryan64@hotmail.com) on 2 January 2016
34.

Finessing the Down and Dirty

7/10
Author: dougdoepke on 16 November 2015
35.

****

10/10
Author: edwagreen on 20 July 2015
36.

A Scathing Commentary

7/10
Author: Blake Peterson on 16 June 2015
37.

"So, now what do we do?"

8/10
Author: LeonLouisRicci on 27 February 2015
38.

Sort of like what it would be like to hang out with a political candidate throughout the election.

7/10
Author: planktonrules on 30 January 2015
39.

The Story Of An Empty Suit

6/10
Author: bigverybadtom on 29 June 2013
40.

Kind of Fizzled in the Latter Half

6/10
Author: Mike B on 4 August 2012
41.

The Candidate Excels In Telling A Tale About Politics

9/10
Author: Desertman84 on 3 March 2012
42.

The Best

Author: jprice-4 on 23 May 2001
43.

Good movie - Food for thought.

Author: DrConway on 16 January 2001
44.

***1/2 star movie. Great film. One of Robert Redford's overlooked films

Author: Rory Aronsky (movie_critic@att.net) on 4 January 2001
45.

Impressive!

9/10
Author: eric-225 on 4 November 2000
46.

One of the best political movies of all time

8/10
Author: nick_brown on 28 September 2000
47.

Frighteningly topical

10/10
Author: Rocky Rockmaker (rocky@thorlak.org) on 20 June 2000
48.

Well-made, and more or less informative

Author: Surfer-23 on 25 March 2000
49.

No Longer a Satire

10/10
Author: Canino-4 on 7 February 2000
50.

thoughtful political study

6/10
Author: HelloTexas11 on 9 February 2008

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