The Best Man
The Best Man (1964)

Released in election year of 1964, director Franklin Schaffner's political feature from Gore Vidal's stage play provides a sharp behind-the-scenes look at public office. Though President Hockstader (played by Oscar-nominated Lee… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 5, 1964
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Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

It's hard to be educational while being poignant, but this film does both easily.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Mostrando como os bastidores da política podem ser sujos, o filme conta com ótimas atuações de Fonda, Robertson e Tracy (indicado ao Oscar) e, escrito por Gore Vidal, traz diálogos afiados e inteligentes.

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Michael Gildea
The Best Man starts off with all the promise of being a biting political satire minus the humor. As it goes on it looks like its going to draw blood, but by the… More
Bruce Bruce
A great movie from 1964 that shows what goes on behind the door in politics and the running for president of the United States/ Henry Fonda is Mr. Nice Guy do… More
cody franklin
Great political film that really translates into politics today. Its about 2 men running for the president, Fonda is a rich intellectual who uses reason to get… More