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2015-11-06 | Drama / Thriller

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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
Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton

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121 wins 261 nominations
out of 6,431 movie awards
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    Best Motion Picture of the Year

  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Writing, Original Screenplay

  • Screen Actors Guild Awards

    Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture


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The certification of Spotlight is R.
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.
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 production budget of Spotlight was 20,000,000 USD.
On April 15, 2021, there were 5293 public reaction to Spotlight including extraordinary, great to watch with a loved one, Oscar-worthy performance, critically acclaimed, masterful story.
The genre of Spotlight is Drama,Thriller,History.
On April 15, 2021, the IMDB rating of Spotlight is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 97/100, Metacritic rating is 93/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
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 release date of Spotlight is November 06, 2015.
The revenue of Spotlight was 98,690,254 USD.
The full version of Spotlight is provided by Netflix , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , FlixFling , AMC on Demand