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Miss Sloane (2016)

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In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.

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John Madden

Writer:

Jonathan Perera
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Chastain ... Madeline Elizabeth Sloane
David Wilson Barnes ... Daniel Posner
John Lithgow ... Senator Ronald Sperling
Alison Pill ... Jane Molloy
Aaron Hale Aaron Hale ... Spencer
Al Mukadam ... Ross
Michael Stuhlbarg ... Pat Connors
Douglas Smith ... Alex
Grace Lynn Kung ... Lauren
Noah Robbins ... Franklin
Chuck Shamata ... Bill Sanford
Sam Waterston ... George Dupont
Raoul Bhaneja ... R. M. Dutton
Andrew Moodie Andrew Moodie ... Doctor (voice)
Mark Strong ... Rodolfo Schmidt
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Storyline

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price. Written by EuropaCorp

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Make sure you surprise them

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sola contra el poder See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$59,797, 27 November 2016

Gross USA:

$3,500,605

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,101,546
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Luke 14:10 reads, But when you are invited, take the lowest place, so that when your host comes, he will say to you, "Friend, move up to a better place." Then you will be honored in the presence of all the other guests. See more »

Goofs

Of the prospect of Jane Molloy leaving his firm for Sloane, Pat Connors tells her: "I could care less." This is a common mistake. If he means to convey that it does not affect him in the slightest, he should say that he couldn't care less. Saying that he could, in fact, care less, denotes a degree of caring that is not equal to zero. But this may be a deliberate affectation by the screenwriter, precisely because it is a common mistake. See more »

Quotes

Congressman Ron M. Sperling: Miss Sloane, welcome to the party.
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Drift Away
Music by Emma Smith (as Emma Elizabeth Smith), Guy Barker (as Guy Jeffrey Barker)
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From the standpoint of a dispassionate observer separate from the tangled mess that is US politics.
27 January 2017 | by edwardgaremoSee all my reviews

From the standpoint of a dispassionate observer separate from the tangled mess that is US politics.

One of the best movies I have ever seen. The intensity of the movie is unrivaled. The genius who designed the plot of this movie deserves a whole host of accolades for them personally.

Twists and turns around every corner making it engaging on a level similar to that experienced when deconstructing a Shakespeare play. This movie is for anyone who desires not only a piece of quality entertainment but also something that stretches their intellect. Aside perhaps from the role of Tony Stark I have never encountered a more badass main character.


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