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Miss Sloane (2016)

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In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price. Written by EuropaCorp

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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9 December 2016 (USA)  »

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Sola contra el poder  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$59,797 (USA) (25 November 2016)

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$3,439,171 (USA) (23 December 2016)
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Jessica Chastain spent time with many female D.C lobbyists in preparation for the film. See more »

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Of the prospect of Jane Molloy leaving his firm for Sloane, Pat Connors tells her: "I could care less." This is a common mistake. If he means to convey that it does not affect him in the slightest, he should say that he couldn't care less. Saying that he could, in fact, care less, denotes a degree of caring that is not equal to zero. See more »

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Esme Manucharian: I'll keep fighting, Elizabeth. Whenever I can make a difference. And as far as possible away from you.
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References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

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Drift Away
Music by Emma Smith (as Emma Elizabeth Smith), Guy Barker (as Guy Jeffrey Barker)
(p) & © Bruton Music Ltd
With Courtesy of Universal Publishing Production Music France
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Maybe not for 10, but certainly it's above 7.
28 January 2017 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

Just watched the movie and I have to say I'm shocked that it's rated so low on IMDb, as I have watched much, MUCH worse movies with better ratings. Scrolling to evidentially biased ratings and reviews I'm giving it a 10, just hoping it will balance out the harm done. Jessica Chastain delivered great performance, but she wasn't the only one, whole crew was really good, but she really did earn that globe nomination. Furthermore, movie is beautifully captured, cinematography is great and whole atmosphere is really nice. The last but not the least, it's a great thriller, with an unpredictable twist and not boring for a moment. I do understand it's might be different experience watching it for an European audience, as from the start second amendment and gun legislative is for most of us here absurd, however, although I can understand that for some Americans it might seem one sided story, my question is aren't many of story lines one sided, to be honest it's not advertised as documentary, so why should you even expect other side to be equally represented? Strongly recommend to give this movie attention it deserves.


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