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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: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery

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Film Awards

122 wins261 nominations
out of 6,004 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 casts of Spotlight are Mark Ruffalo starring as Michael Rezendes, Michael Keaton starring as Walter "Robby" Robinson, Rachel McAdams starring as Sacha Pfeiffer, Liev Schreiber starring as Marty Baron, John Slattery starring as Ben Bradlee Jr., Stanley Tucci starring as Mitchell Garabedian.
    The director of Spotlight is Tom McCarthy.
    The genre of Spotlight is Drama,Thriller,History.
    The release date of Spotlight is November 06, 2015.
    On November 21, 2020, there were 5234 public reaction to Spotlight including extraordinary, Oscar-worthy performance, masterful story, with memorable moments, good story.
    The runtime of Spotlight is 129 minutes.
    The revenue of Spotlight was 98,690,254 USD.
    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 production budget of Spotlight was 20,000,000 USD.
    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 certification of Spotlight is R.