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Spotlight

2015 , 2h 9m
Overview

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

  • Director: Tom McCarthy
  • Writer: Tom McCarthy
  • Stars: Rachel McAdams, Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Stanley Tucci, Liev Schreiber

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Film Awards

122 wins260 nominations
out of 5,724 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Motion Picture of the Year

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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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  • Screen Actors Guild Awards

    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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Ratings

8.1
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Cast

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Spotlight FAQ

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core..
The casts of Spotlight are Rachel McAdams starring as Sacha Pfeiffer, Michael Keaton starring as Walter "Robby" Robinson, Mark Ruffalo starring as Michael Rezendes, Stanley Tucci starring as Mitchell Garabedian, Liev Schreiber starring as Marty Baron, Billy Crudup starring as Eric Macleish.
On September 12, 2020, the IMDB rating of Spotlight is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 97/100, Metacritic rating is 93/100, TMDB rating is 8/10.
The revenue of Spotlight was 98,690,254 USD.
The production budget of Spotlight was 20,000,000 USD.
The release date of Spotlight is November 06, 2015.
The certification of Spotlight is R.
The director of Spotlight is Tom McCarthy.
Spotlight won 2016 Academy Awards, USA, 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2016 BAFTA Awards, 2015 Venice Film Festival, 2017 ASECAN, 2016 AACTA International Awards, 2016 AFI Awards, USA, 2016 Alliance of Women Film Journalists, 2016 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, 2016 Central Ohio Film Critics Association and 52 others.
The runtime of Spotlight is 129 minutes.
The genre of Spotlight is Drama,Thriller,History.