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Al Pacino Al Pacino
Lowell Bergman
Russell Crowe Russell Crowe
Jeffrey Wigand
Christopher Plummer Christopher Plummer
Mike Wallace
Diane Venora Diane Venora
Liane Wigand
Philip Baker Hall Philip Baker Hall
Don Hewitt
Lindsay Crouse Lindsay Crouse
Sharon Tiller
Debi Mazar Debi Mazar
Debbie De Luca
Stephen Tobolowsky Stephen Tobolowsky
Eric Kluster


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Eric Roth Eric Roth
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Michael Mann Michael Mann
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ah! the world of journalism...

15 years ago at Jun 28 3:10
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This is the true story of Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe), a man who signed a confidentiality agreement before getting fired from a big tobacco company. Hotshot *60 minutes* producer Bergman (Al Pacino) asks Wigand to decipher some technical documents, and soon realizes there's a bigger story hiding inside Wigand.
On top of that, Wigand is recruited to testity in Mississippi for a case that ... read more

Inside out.

13 years, 4 months ago at Feb 23 13:03
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"I told the truth."

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.

Al Pacino: Lowell Bergman

Against this backdrop director Michael Mann gives us The Insider, a film every bit the equal in seriousness to All the President's Men. Russell Crowe plays Tobacco Executive Jef... read more

Smokescreen

12 years, 9 months ago at Sep 11 6:59
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Russell Crowe is the insider trying to expose the truth of the mega-business of tabacco & Al Pacino is the outsider who finds himself involunteerily pitted against the corporate politicks of the media which both men were counting on to help in the cause. Watching both actors on screen is an example of the kind of movie chemistry that can result from the combination of solid acting abilitie... read more
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The true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand.
Release date: 5 November 1999
UPC: 717951007391
Tags: Thriller (23), Drama (23), Conspiracy (12), 1999 (11), Journalism (11), 1990s (10), Biography (10), (8), Corporate (7), Politics (6), Based On True Story (6), Activism (5), American (4), Television (4), Hollywood (3), 60 Minutes (3), Oscar Nominee (3), Bio (3), Television/TV Series (2), Crime (2)
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