Robert Redford teamed up with director Michael Ritchie in this timeless classic, The Candidate, which leaves viewers wondering how it’s possible for Redford’s acting to be just as impressive as his stunning good looks. This thought-provoking film from 1972 offers a look into the campaign trail of a decent man that internally struggles with his ambition vs. the innate sense of right and wrong. Our 70s experts break down the reasons why this movie was so culturally significant at the time and how it is still relevant to politics of today. Find out which other movies from 1972 make our list on The Very VERY Best of the 70s: Epic Movies of 72 airing this Thursday at 8/7c.
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