The film stars Denzel Washington as Bennett Marco, a tenacious, virtuous soldier, Liev Schreiber as Raymond Shaw, a U.S. Representative from New York, manipulated into becoming a vice-presidential candidate, Jon Voight as Tom Jordan, a U.S. Senator and challenger for vice president and Meryl Streep as Eleanor Shaw, also a senator and the manipulative, ruthless mother of Raymond Shaw.
|Denzel Washington||Meryl Streep|
|Liev Schreiber||Kimberly Elise|
|Jon Voight||Vera Farmiga|
|Jeffrey Wright||Simon McBurney|
|Bruno Ganz||David Keeley|
|4||Jonathan Demme's Top 10 Directional Performances|