• Nothing but the Truth (2008)

Nothing but the Truth

Release Date: December 17th, 2008

DVD Release Date: April 28th, 2009

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

When reporter Rachel Armstrong (Kate Beckinsale) writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor (Matt Dillon) and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert Burnside (Alan Alda) argues her case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Angela Bassett, Vera Farmiga, Alan Alda, David Schwimmer, Courtney B. Vance, Noah Wyle

Director: Rod Lurie

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Battleplan Productions, Yari Film Group

Keywords: Suspenseful, Prison, Sacrifice, Quest, Marriage, Melodramatic, Underdog, Husband, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Lurie has crafted a different kind of thriller, one with a mind and a heart. show more

  • 80
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    A typically intelligent if occasionally overwritten political thriller, boasting a powerhouse cast. show more

  • 38
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    Nothing But the Truth is like listening to the fourth-best debater in middle school present a term paper called "Politics, Power and the Media." show more

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