The Front Runner

The Front Runner

Gary Hart faces allegations of an extramarital affair while seeking the presidential nomination.

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The Front Runner


Biography, Drama113 Mins2018R

Gary Hart, former senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House. All that comes crashing down when allegations of an extramarital affair surface in the media, forcing the candidate to address a scandal that threatens to derail his campaign and personal life.


  • Uneasy
  • Tense
  • Bleak
  • Raw
  • Emotional