The Front Runner (2018) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Front Runner

Jason Reitman, 2018

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All the Truth Is Out
Matt Bai, 2014

The Front Runner is a movie directed by Jason Reitman in 2018 and based on the book All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid by Matt Bai, first published in 2014. The movie features Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons, Mark O’Brien, Molly Ephraim, Chris Coy, and others.

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But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

6.1

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Front Runner (Jason Reitman, 2018)

8

/ 10

Book Cover: All the Truth Is Out (Matt Bai, 2014)

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Storyline

After finishing second to Walter Mondale in the 1984 Democratic Party presidential primaries, former Senator Gary Hart is now the widely accepted frontrunner in the 1988 Democratic Party presidential primaries. Leading up to the formal launch of his campaign in April 1987, some of Gary’s campaign staff are concerned he won’t open up about himself, instead focusing on ideas and policy.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Front Runner, the 2018 movie by Jason Reitman

Year

2018

Minutes

113

Movie Rate

6.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Front Runner

Country: USA

Year: 2018

Length: 1h53m

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Cover of All the Truth Is Out, the 2014 book by Matt Bai

Year

2014

Pages

288

Book Rate

8.02

S: Goodreads

Book

All the Truth Is Out

Subtitle: The Week Politics Went Tabloid

Country: USA

First published in: 2014

Length: 288 pages

Genre: Biography

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