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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 ... 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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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, 25 November 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,439,171, 23 December 2016
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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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 »

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(45:55) At Peterson Wyatt, where all lobbyists are now gathered, Elizabeth asks for "arguments and rebuttals". Alex then starts writing on a board the first four letters of "National Register". The camera switches to Elizabeth speaking, then, when camera returns to Alex, the size and position of the writing are clearly different : bigger and more to the left. See more »

Quotes

Rodolfo Schmidt: You're a piece of work, Elizabeth.
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Featured in La noche de...: La sombra de la sospecha (2017) See more »

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Drift Away
Music by Emma Smith (as Emma Elizabeth Smith), Guy Barker (as Guy Jeffrey Barker)
(p) & © Bruton Music Ltd
With Courtesy of Universal Publishing Production Music France
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Great movie, Outstanding performance by Jessica Chastain!
27 January 2017 | by ipekevamySee all my reviews

This is a powerful female driven film about the title character and politics.

It's one of Jessica's best performances if not the best. This character allows her to show so many things of her skill set. She's so believable, every nuance, every line she delivers is just so perfect. She should have been nominated for this role for every award show...

Miss Sloane is a great movie which has a very fast pace. You can't predict what's coming next, great performances by everyone on the cast.

Forget about the bad reviews, even if you don't like politics this movie will keep you interested.

It's upsetting that It bombed at the box office. I think It's because of the subject matter and people might had enough of the political climate in real life. But It really deserves to be seen.

I highly recommend this awesome, very underrated movie.


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