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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 133 min
Ratings
96% critics Rotten Tomatoes
87% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 12+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Drama, History
Release 10/07/94
Actors John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes, Paul Scofield
Directors Robert Redford
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.
Genre Biography, Drama, History
Release 10/07/94
Actors John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes, Paul Scofield
Directors Robert Redford
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.