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Syriana

2005 , 2h 8m
Overview

The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a Switzerland-based energy analyst, experiences both personal tragedy and opportunity during a visit with Arabian royalty. Meanwhile, veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes uncovers an assassination plot with unsettling origins.

  • Director: Stephen Gaghan
  • Stars: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Chris Cooper, Amanda Peet

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Film Awards

13 wins40 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

    Winner
  • Golden Globes, USA

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

    Winner
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Writing, Original Screenplay

    Nominee

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Ratings

6.9
73%
76

Cast

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    Syriana FAQ

    The full version of Syriana is provided by Microsoft Store , Hoopla , FandangoNOW , YouTube , Vudu , Redbox , Apple iTunes , Google Play Movies , DIRECTV , Amazon Video
    The director of Syriana is Stephen Gaghan.
    The revenue of Syriana was 93,974,620 USD.
    The certification of Syriana is R.
    On November 21, 2020, the IMDB rating of Syriana is 6.9/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 73/100, Metacritic rating is 76/100, TMDB rating is 6/10.
    The genre of Syriana is Drama,Thriller.
    The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a Switzerland-based energy analyst, experiences both personal tragedy and opportunity during a visit with Arabian royalty. Meanwhile, veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes uncovers an assassination plot with unsettling origins..
    The production budget of Syriana was 50,000,000 USD.
    Syriana won 2006 Academy Awards, USA, 2006 Golden Globes, USA, 2007 Grand Prix de l'UCC, 2006 AFI Awards, USA, 2006 Cairo International Film Festival, 2006 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, 2005 African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), 2005 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, 2005 National Board of Review, USA, 2005 New York Film Critics, Online and 2 others.
    The runtime of Syriana is 128 minutes.
    On November 21, 2020, there were 5237 public reaction to Syriana including more rewarding, masterful story, extraordinary, more intense, more thrilling.
    The casts of Syriana are George Clooney starring as Bob Barnes, Matt Damon starring as Bryan Woodman, Jeffrey Wright starring as Bennett Holiday, Chris Cooper starring as Jimmy Pope, Amanda Peet starring as Julie Woodman, William Hurt starring as Stan.