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The Machinist

2004-02-09 | Thriller / Drama

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The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is suffering from insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia...
Director: Brad Anderson
Stars: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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7 wins22 nominations
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  • Barcelona Film Awards

    Best Actress (Millor Actriu)

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    Best Cinematography (Millor Fotografía)

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    Best Film Editing (Millor Muntatge)


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On January 14, 2021, there were 5230 public reaction to The Machinist including too thrilling, more intense, more thrilling, great acting, more rewarding.
The director of The Machinist is Brad Anderson.
The genre of The Machinist is Thriller,Drama.
The Machinist won 2005 Barcelona Film Awards, 2004 Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, 2004 Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival.
The casts of The Machinist are Christian Bale starring as Trevor Reznik, Jennifer Jason Leigh starring as Stevie, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón starring as Marie, John Sharian starring as Ivan, Michael Ironside starring as Miller, Lawrence Gilliard Jr. starring as Jackson.
On January 14, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Machinist is 7.7/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 77/100, Metacritic rating is 61/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The certification of The Machinist is R.
The production budget of The Machinist was 5,000,000 USD.
The release date of The Machinist is February 09, 2004.
The runtime of The Machinist is 101 minutes.
The revenue of The Machinist was 8,203,235 USD.