The Insider Poster

Release Date: 1999

DVD Release Date: April 11th, 2000

R|2 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
After seeking the expertise of former "Big Tobacco" executive Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe), seasoned TV producer Lowell Bergman (Al Pacino) suspects a story lies behind Wigand's reluctance to speak. As Bergman persuades Wigand to share his knowledge of industry secrets, the two must contend with the courts and the corporations that stand between them and exposing the truth. All the while, Wigand must struggle to maintain his family life amidst lawsuits and death threats.

Cast: Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Philip Baker Hall, Lindsay Crouse, Debi Mazar, Stephen Tobolowsky

Director: Michael Mann

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Buena Vista (Walt Disney)

Keywords: Sacrifice, Underdog, Deception, New York City, Wife, Family, 1990s, Quest, Dark, Office

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Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Sound
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Film Editing