The Front Runner is another historical drama, though more contemporary than The Favourite.
The plot description reads: “Gary Hart (Hugh Jackman), former senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987.
“Hart’s intelligence, charisma and idealism make him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House.
“All that comes crashing down when allegations of an extramarital affair surface in the media, forcing the candidate to address a scandal that threatens to derail his campaign and personal life.”
The Front Runner is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Jason Reitman, based on the 2014 book All the Truth Is Out: