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Quiz Show (1994) | Details

Plot Summary

An idealistic young lawyer working for a Congressional subcommittee in the late 1950s discovers that TV quiz shows are being fixed. His investigation focuses on two contestants on the show "Twenty-One": Herbert Stempel, a brash working-class Jew from Queens, and Charles Van Doren, the patrician scion of one of America's leading literary families. Based on a true story.

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Release Date

Canada
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1994-09-23
USA
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1994-10-07
Australia
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1994-12-29
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Also Known As (A.K.A.)

Quiz Show
(Original title)
Quiz Show - El dilema
Argentina
Quiz Show
Australia
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Certification

Argentina
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13
Australia
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M
Canada
(nova scotia)
14
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Sensitive content guide

Sex & Nudity

None

Violence & Gore

None

Profanity

Moderate

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Mild

Frightening & Intense Scenes

None

Awards

Academy Awards, USA (1995)
Nominated
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Golden Globes, USA (1995)
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
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