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Quiz Show

6.9
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Original title
Quiz Show
Year
Running time
130 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Paul Attanasio
Music
Mark Isham
Cinematography
Michael Ballhaus
Cast
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Producer
Hollywood Pictures / Wildwood Enterprises / Baltimore Pictures
Genre
Drama | 1950s. Television. Based On A True Story
Synopsis / Plot
This acclaimed drama, directed by Robert Redford, tells the true story behind the quiz show scandal of 1959. Herbert Stempel (John Turturro), a disgruntled former champion, prompts a congressional investigation into the popular game show TWENTY-ONE with his charge that the current champion, Charles Van Doren (Ralph Fiennes), a handsome professor who has become a celebrity, has been provided with answers by the producers. Rob Morrow stars as Dick Goodwin, the investigator on the case and the author of the book that inspired the film.
Awards
1994: 4 Nominations for Oscar: Movie, Director, Ad. Screenplay, Supporting Actor (Scofield)
1994: 4 Nominations for Golden Globe, including Director, Movie Drama, Supporting Actor
1994: BAFTA Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay. Nominated for Best Film and Sup. Actor
1994: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Film. 3 Nominations
1994: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1994: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
1994: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Turturro)
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