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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 & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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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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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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Trivia

The script for this film was discovered from a query letter by the writer's manager in Spring 2014, and further developed and exposed to the market in early 2015. The unrepresented screenwriter was living in Asia at the time and was attempting to solicit industry reps over the Internet. In less than one year, the spec script was acquired, attracted an Oscar-nominated director and actress, procured financing and distribution, and was put on a progress-to-production track. See more »

Goofs

(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

Esme Manucharian: I'll keep fighting, Elizabeth. Whenever I can make a difference. And as far as possible away from you.
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References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Our World Now
Music by Damon Bradley
(p) & © Network Production Music Publishing
With Courtesy of Universal Publishing Production Music France
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Awesome film
24 December 2016 | by dj_shamrockSee all my reviews

Loved it. Jessica is very believable as uptight and smart, her lines are delivered with sharp intensity and she is just darn right sexy.

Beautiful sets and cinematography. Cool wardrobes. Excellent whistle blowing. Any film that exposes truths about how massive greed and corruption are is a needed film to see.

The hidden message is NOT about gun control, it's about corruption and how deep it goes.

Seeing an educated, powerful women with needs also shows realism.

The score is also nice.

This is a great film and is very underrated!


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Miss Sloane 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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