The Candidate

<b>Best movie for  blue state audiences</b><br>
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<b>"The Candidate." </b>Screenwriter Jeremy Larner won an Oscar for his perceptive 1972 political satire starring <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003497" title="Robert Redford" href="/topic/entertainment/robert-redford-PECLB003497.topic">Robert Redford</a> as Bill McKay, a young, environmentally conscious Senate candidate who begins to compromise his ideals in order to win the election. Directed by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003545" title="Michael Ritchie" href="/topic/entertainment/michael-ritchie-PECLB003545.topic">Michael Ritchie</a>.<br>
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Also worth a spot on your <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP010656" title="Netflix Inc." href="/topic/economy-business-finance/media-industry/netflix-inc.-ORCRP010656.topic">Netflix</a> queue: <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003515" title="Ivan Reitman" href="/topic/entertainment/ivan-reitman-PECLB003515.topic">Ivan Reitman</a>'s 1993 "Dave."
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Best movie for blue state audiences

"The Candidate." Screenwriter Jeremy Larner won an Oscar for his perceptive 1972 political satire starring Robert Redford as Bill McKay, a young, environmentally conscious Senate candidate who begins to compromise his ideals in order to win the election. Directed by Michael Ritchie.

Also worth a spot on your Netflix queue: Ivan Reitman's 1993 "Dave."

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