The Contender (2000 film)

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The Contender is a 2000 American political drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie.wikipedia
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Jeff Bridges

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It stars Gary Oldman, Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Christian Slater.
He won numerous accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Otis "Bad" Blake in the 2009 film Crazy Heart, and earned Academy Award nominations for his roles in The Last Picture Show (1971), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), Starman (1984), The Contender (2000), True Grit (2010), and Hell or High Water (2016).

Gary Oldman

It stars Gary Oldman, Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Christian Slater.
Oldman went on to star as the antagonists of several films, including True Romance (1993), The Fifth Element (1997), Air Force One (1997) and The Contender (2000); corrupt DEA agent Norman Stansfield, whom Oldman portrayed in Léon: The Professional (1994), has been ranked as one of cinema's best villains.

Joan Allen

It stars Gary Oldman, Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Christian Slater.
She is also a three-time Academy Award nominee; receiving Best Supporting Actress nominations for Nixon (1995) and The Crucible (1996), and a Best Actress nomination for The Contender (2000).

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Joan Allen was nominated for Best Actress and Jeff Bridges for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards.

Rod Lurie

Battle Plan Productions
The Contender is a 2000 American political drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie.
His second was The Contender (2000), starring Gary Oldman.

William Petersen

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He also starred in the films To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), Manhunter (1986), Young Guns II (1990), Fear (1996), The Contender (2000), Detachment (2011), and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012).

Robin Thomas

He appeared in such films as Pacific Rim, About Last Night..., The Contender, Summer School, and The Banger Sisters.

Kathryn Morris

After seeing her in the film, The Contender (which DreamWorks distributed), Steven Spielberg cast her in two successive films.

Douglas Urbanski

Oldman's manager Douglas Urbanski noted they independently produced the film before DreamWorks became involved.
Urbanski's film producing credits include The Contender, which received two Academy Award Nominations and starred Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Christian Slater, and Sam Elliott.

Mike Binder

Sunlight Productions
As an actor, Binder has appeared in Steven Spielberg's Minority Report with Tom Cruise, Rod Lurie's The Contender with Joan Allen, and Rebecca Miller's The Private Lives of Pippa Lee with Robin Wright Penn.

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Larry Groupé

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His most popular works include the score for Rod Lurie's movies Deterrence and The Contender.

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