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Kill the Messenger

2014-10-09 | Thriller / Crime
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A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb.
Director: Michael Cuesta
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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Kill the Messenger FAQ

On July 23, 2021, the IMDB rating of Kill the Messenger is 6.9/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 77/100, Metacritic rating is 60/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
Kill the Messenger won 2015 Golden Trailer Awards, 2015 Traverse City Film Festival.
The production budget of Kill the Messenger was 5,000,000 USD.
The runtime of Kill the Messenger is 112 minutes.
The director of Kill the Messenger is Michael Cuesta.
On July 23, 2021, there were 5123 public reaction to Kill the Messenger including solid performance, committed performance, for edification, spirited performance, energetic performance.
The full version of Kill the Messenger is provided by Netflix , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV
A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb..
The release date of Kill the Messenger is October 09, 2014.
The revenue of Kill the Messenger was 5,218,973 USD.
The genre of Kill the Messenger is Thriller,Crime,Drama,Mystery.
The certification of Kill the Messenger is R.