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Primary Colors


John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates View All


Mike Nichols (Director), Elaine May (Screenplay) View All

Release: Mar. 20th, 1998
Runtime: 2 hours, 23 minutes
In this adaptation of the best-selling roman 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.
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John Travolta plays Jack Stanton, an amiable and charismatic governor who has begun a campaign to become POTUS when news of an arrest in his past, as well as an extra-marital affair come to light, which motivates Jack's campaign staff to beat the press to any further dirt by hiring a special investi....