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Metascore
88

Universal acclaim - based on 13 Critics

User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 35 Ratings

Summary: An idealistic young lawyer working for a Congressional subcommittee in the late 1950s discovers that TV quiz shows are being fixed. His investigation focuses on two contestants on the show "Twenty-One": Herbert Stempel, a brash working-class Jew from Queens, and Charles Van Doren, the patrician scion of one of America's leading literary families. Based on a true story.
Runtime: 133 min
Production: Hollywood Pictures
Genres: Drama, History
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jan 29, 2002
Director Credit
Robert Redford Director
Writer Credit
Paul Attanasio Screenplay
Richard N. Goodwin Book "Remembering America: A Voice From The Sixties"
Principal Cast Credit
John Turturro Herbie Stempel
Ralph Fiennes Charles Van Doren
Cast Credit
Allan Rich Robert Kintner
Christopher McDonald Jack Barry
David Paymer Dan Enright
Elizabeth Wilson Dorothy Van Doren
George Martin Chairman
Griffin Dunne Account Guy
Hank Azaria Albert Freedman
Johann Carlo Toby Stempel
Michael Mantell Pennebaker
Mira Sorvino Sandra Goodwin
Paul Guilfoyle Lishman
Paul Scofield Mark Van Doren
Rob Morrow Dick Goodwin
Producer Credit
Frederick Zollo Executive Producer
Gail Mutrux Co-Producer
Jeff McCracken Co-Producer
Judith James Executive Producer
Julian Krainin Producer
Michael D. Jacobs Producer
Michael Nozik Producer
Richard Dreyfuss Executive Producer
Richard N. Goodwin Co-Producer
Robert Redford Producer
Susan Moore Associate Producer
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