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The Insider

1999-03-10 | Drama / Thriller

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Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand.
Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Al Pacino, Russell Crowe

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22 wins 79 nominations
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    Best Actor in a Leading Role

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    Best Cinematography

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    Best Director


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The Insider FAQ

The revenue of The Insider was 60,289,912 USD.
On November 16, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Insider is 7.8/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 96/100, Metacritic rating is 84/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The production budget of The Insider was 90,000,000 USD.
The release date of The Insider is March 10, 1999.
The full version of The Insider is provided by Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Vudu , Microsoft Store , AMC on Demand
Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand..
The casts of The Insider are Al Pacino starring as Lowell Bergman, Russell Crowe starring as Jeffrey Wigand, Christopher Plummer starring as Mike Wallace, Diane Venora starring as Liane Wigand, Philip Baker Hall starring as Don Hewitt, Lindsay Crouse starring as Sharon Tiller.
The genre of The Insider is Drama,Thriller,History.
The director of The Insider is Michael Mann.
On November 16, 2021, there were 5307 public reaction to The Insider including uniformly excellent, equally compelling, director with artistic integrity, absolutely riveting, completely engrossing.
The certification of The Insider is R.
The Insider won 2000 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, 2000 Humanitas Prize, 2000 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 2000 National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA, 2000 Online Film Critics Society Awards, 2000 Political Film Society, USA, 2000 Prism Awards, 2000 Santa Fe Film Critics Circle Awards, 2000 Satellite Awards, 2000 Writers Guild of America, USA and 3 others.