Overall Rank: 1258
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 161
Theatrical Release Date: 09/14/1994
Genre: Drama, Historical
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Robert Redford
Actors: John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes, Paul Scofield, David Paymer, Hank Azaria
Plot: In the 1950s TV quiz shows ruled the airwaves and no one was more popular than Charles Van Doren. Week after week on Twenty-One he astounded audiences by answering the most obscure questions and winning each time. Then, disgruntled contestant Herbert Stempel contacted a young lawyer, starting an investigation leading to the downfall of "fixed" quiz shows.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/25/2019
Dramatizing possibly the biggest scandal in television history, "Quiz Show" shows what people will do for the sake of money and ratings.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 01/22/2012
Quiz Show is a tense and interesting unconventional thriller that raises questions of ethics in media. The historical setting of the 50's is lovingly recreated and both Turturro and Fiennes turn in fine performances as characters on opposite ends of the personality spectrum.
PsychoKing1227 - wrote on 10/26/2010
An oustanding directorial debut for Robert Redford, "Quiz Show" is both taut and thrilling. A must-see for any and all cinema lovers.
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