The Program (2015)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Release Date - Mar 18, 2016 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - France, UK  |   MPAA Rating - R
  • AllMovie Rating
    5
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating

Share on

Stephen Frears directed this docudrama about the downfall of cyclist Lance Armstrong (Ben Foster), the winner of seven consecutive Tour de France races. As an Irish sportswriter (Chris O'Dowd) digs into the truth behind his success, one of Armstrong's teammates (Jesse Plemons) contemplates blowing the whistle on the sport's rampant doping. Guillaume Canet, Lee Pace, and Dustin Hoffman co-star.

Characteristics

Moods

Keywords

accusation, champion, cycling, France, journalist, scandal, steroids, teammate