Check out The Front Runner Trailer below.


In 1988, Gary Hart ran for President, but he had no idea what was coming.

Hugh Jackman stars in The Front Runner Movie which is based on a true story.

Hugh stars as the charismatic politician Gary Hart with director Jason Reitman in the new thrilling drama The Front Runner.

The film follows the rise and fall of Senator Hart. He captured the imagination of young voters. Therefore is considered the overwhelming front runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination. However when his campaign is sidelined by a story of an extramarital relationship with Donna Rice.

As tabloid journalism and political journalism merged for the first time, Senator Hart was forced to drop out of the race. These events left a profound and lasting impact on American politics and the world stage.

The movie also stars Vera Farmiga, JK Simmons and Alfred Molina.

The Front Runner is written by Matt Bai & Jay Carson & Jason Reitman based on the book All the Truth is Out by Matt Bai. Produced by Jason Reitman and Helen Estabrook of Right of Way Films and Aaron L Gilbert of Bron Studios.

The Front Runner Theatrical release dates

  • US & Canada: November 21st, 2018
  • UK: January 11th, 2019
  • Australia: January 17th, 2019