These movie quotes from The Front Runner provide a great look into the biographical film's best moments. Following Gary Hart's campaign for president and the media that stirs the pot, The Front Runner takes a dramatic, in-depth look at the 1988 election and the series of events that changed this side of politics forever. Jason Reitman directed the film and co-wrote the screen play with Matt Bai and Jay Carson, based on the book, All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid. The Front Runner opened in the United States on November 6, 2018 and it's full of telling quotes and captivating dialogue.
In The Front Runner, Gary Hart (Hugh Jackman) is running for president. Hart is a strong politician with a strong platform, becoming the front-running candidate in the 1988 race for president. His popularity in the race falls swiftly when tabloid and political journalism become one and out Gary for having an affair on his wife Oletha "Lee" Hart (Vera Farmiga). As you can imagine, drama and controversy quickly ensues.
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Lee Hart: Go on, Gary, say it.
Gary Hart: There's going to be a story tomorrow about me.
Gary Hart: [Gary slides into camera] So start with the, uh, shoulder in a little. My name is Gary Hart and I'm running for President.