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The Contender
Directed by:
Rod Lurie

Starring Gary Oldman, Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater, Sam Elliott and William Petersen, "The Contender" (also known as "Rufmord - Jenseits der Moral") is a Drama/Thriller film directed by Rod Lurie, released in the USA on October 13 of 2000.

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Who is the director of "The Contender":

The Contender was directed by Rod Lurie, an Israeli producer, director, writer, and actor.

Before making The Contender, Rod Lurie had directed Deterrence, released in 1999. Since, he directed The Last Castle, released in 2001, Resurrecting the Champ (2007), Nothing But the Truth (2008), Straw Dogs (2009).

What was the release date of "The Contender":

The Contender was first released in the United States on Friday, October 13, 2000. Also released on this day were Ratcatcher (dir. Lynne Ramsay), Lost Souls (dir. Janusz Kaminski), and 6:3, avagy játszd újra Tutti (dir. Péter Tímár). This was nineteen (19) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, April 20, 2001 in the United Kingdom; Sunday, September 10, 2000 in Canada; Wednesday, May 02, 2001 in France; Thursday, June 27, 2002 in Germany; Wednesday, May 30, 2001 in Italy; Friday, May 11, 2001 in Spain; Thursday, March 22, 2001 in Australia and on Saturday, June 23, 2001 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Contender":

At the casting of The Contender we find Gary Oldman, previously seen in Quest for Camelot (1998) and Lost in Space (1998); Joan Allen (Pleasantville (1998), Face/Off (1997)); Jeff Bridges (Simpatico (1999), The Muse (1999)) [ more... ]

  • Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Christian Slater also appeared in Tucker: The Man and His Dream, released in 1988.
  • Joan Allen and William Petersen also worked together in Manhunter, released in 1986.
  • Kathryn Morris and Kristen Shaw also worked together in The Last Castle, released in 2001.

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