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Primary Colors

20th March 1998
2h 23m
Mike Nichols

Primary Colors is a 1998 Drama film released on 20th March; Mike Nichols directed the film which stars John Travolta, Billy Bob Thornton, and James Earl Jones. The film was a box office failure, making a loss of $12,900,000 on its budget.

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70
Rotten Tomatoes
81%
IMDb
6.7

In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 11:36am.

Cast (55)

John Travolta's profile John Travolta
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Billy Bob Thornton's profile Billy Bob Thornton
Age at Filming ≈ 42
James Earl Jones's profile James Earl Jones
Age at Filming ≈ 66
Emma Thompson's profile Emma Thompson
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Kathy Bates's profile Kathy Bates
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Mykelti Williamson's profile Mykelti Williamson
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Tony Shalhoub's profile Tony Shalhoub
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Allison Janney's profile Allison Janney
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Chelcie Ross's profile Chelcie Ross
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Caroline Aaron's profile Caroline Aaron
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Paul Guilfoyle's profile Paul Guilfoyle
Age at Filming ≈ 48
Diane Ladd's profile Diane Ladd
Age at Filming ≈ 65
Rob Reiner's profile Rob Reiner
Age at Filming ≈ 50
J.C. Quinn's profile J.C. Quinn
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Kevin Cooney's profile Kevin Cooney
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Maura Tierney's profile Maura Tierney
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Brian Markinson's profile Brian Markinson
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Robert Klein's profile Robert Klein
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Larry King's profile Larry King
Age at Filming ≈ 64
Bonnie Bartlett's profile Bonnie Bartlett
Age at Filming ≈ 68
Gia Carides
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Larry Hagman's profile Larry Hagman
Age at Filming ≈ 66
Stacy Edwards's profile Stacy Edwards
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Robert Easton
Age at Filming ≈ 67
Scott Burkholder
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Bill Maher's profile Bill Maher
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Harrison Young's profile Harrison Young
Age at Filming ≈ 67
Ned Eisenberg's profile Ned Eisenberg
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Adrian Lester's profile Adrian Lester
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Kristoffer Ryan Winters
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Rolando Molina's profile Rolando Molina
Age at Filming ≈ 26
Bianca Lawson's profile Bianca Lawson
Age at Filming ≈ 18
O'Neal Compton's profile O'Neal Compton
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Michael Haley's profile Michael Haley
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Vickilyn Reynolds's profile Vickilyn Reynolds
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Robert Symonds's profile Robert Symonds
Age at Filming ≈ 71
John Vargas's profile John Vargas
Age at Filming ≈ 39
James Denton's profile James Denton
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Tommy Hollis's profile Tommy Hollis
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Geraldo Rivera
Age at Filming ≈ 54
Robert Cicchini's profile Robert Cicchini
Age at Filming ≈ 38
William Stanford Davis's profile William Stanford Davis
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Charlie Rose's profile Charlie Rose
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Ross Benjamin
Age at Filming ≈ 23
Ben Jones
Age at Filming ≈ 56

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Updated: 20th Jan 2024, 3:00pm

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Primary Colors Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

2% 13-19
7% 20-29
18% 30-39
24% 40-49
16% 50-59
13% 60-69
2% 70-79
18% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

36% Female
64% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

Primary Colors FAQ

When was Primary Colors released?

Primary Colors was released on Friday March 20th, 1998.

How much did Primary Colors cost to make?

The budget was $65,000,000.

How much money did Primary Colors make?

The worldwide revenue was $52,100,000.

Is Primary Colors on Netflix?

No, Primary Colors is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Primary Colors on Amazon Prime?

No, Primary Colors is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Primary Colors on Disney Plus?

No, Primary Colors is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States