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The Insider

1999 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

BiographyDramaThriller

explosive
  • Jini Score
    90%
  • Rating
    7.8/10
  • Box Office
    $ 60 Million
  • Jini Score
    90%
  • Rating
    7.8/10
  • Box Office
    $ 60 Million
explosive
Balls-out 60 Minutes producer Lowell Bergman sniffs a story when a former research biologist for Brown & Williamson, Jeff Wigand, won't talk to him. When the company leans hard on Wigand to honor a confidentiality agreement, he gets his back up. Trusting Bergman and despite a crumbling marriage, he goes on camera for a Mike Wallace interview and risks arrest for contempt of court. Westinghouse is negotiating to buy CBS, so CBS attorneys advise CBS News to shelve the interview and avoid a lawsuit. 60 Minutes and CBS News bosses cave, Wigand is hung out to dry, Bergman is compromised, and the CEOs of Big Tobacco may get away with perjury. Will the truth come out? Written by The Insider is a 1999 American English-language Biography Drama motion picture featuring Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Philip Baker Hall, Lindsay Crouse and Robbie G. Tomlin. The movie is inspired from The Man Who Knew Too Much by Marie Brenner. The Insider was Produced by Michael Mann and Pieter Jan Brugge. The Insider is written by Eric Roth and Michael Mann and it is directed by Michael Mann. Buena Vista Pictures Distribution acquired the distribution rights for the film. The Insider was released on 16th March 2000 and takes a screen time of 158 minutes. and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. The Insider was made on a budget of $90 million and at the box office it grossed only $60 million. Cinematography was done by Dante Spinotti and editing by William Goldenberg, Paul Rubell and David Rosenbloom. The music was composed by Lisa Gerrard along with Pieter Bourke.

The Insider Reviews and Ratings

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  • Av Club

    'Besides excising tacky, CGI shots of a fetus squirming in distress, Inside doesnt improve upon Inside.' ( Read More )
  • Collider

    The typically explosive Pacino manages to show restraint as Bergman. ( Read More )

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Awards for The Insider
  • Academy Awards, USA
    0 WON
    13 NOMINATIONS
  • Golden Globes, USA
    0 WON
    7 NOMINATIONS
  • BAFTA Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA
    0 WON
    10 NOMINATIONS
  • Online Film & Television Association
    0 WON
    8 NOMINATIONS
  • Online Film Critics Society Awards
    0 WON
    7 NOMINATIONS
  • Satellite Awards
    0 WON
    7 NOMINATIONS
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
    0 WON
    5 NOMINATIONS
  • Writers Guild of America, USA
    0 WON
    4 NOMINATIONS
  • Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards
    0 WON
    4 NOMINATIONS
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Awards
    0 WON
    4 NOMINATIONS
  • Santa Fe Film Critics Circle Awards
    0 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • National Board of Review, USA
    0 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
    0 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • American Cinema Editors, USA
    0 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • Humanitas Prize
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Political Film Society, USA
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • PGA Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • American Society of Cinematographers, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Prism Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Robert Festival
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Directors Guild of America, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Bodil Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • London Critics Circle Film Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Empire Awards, UK
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Awards Circuit Community Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS