The Insider

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In theatres:
  • November 5, 1999
Running time: 2h 37m
Genre: Drama

Based on a true story, the producer of the TV current affairs show 60 minutes, played by Al Pacino, and the show's on-air star, Mike Wallace, played by Canadian Christopher Plummer, work to uncover malpractice in the tobacco industry.

After convincing a bribed scientist to "spill the beans" to them on camera, they are forced, by the parent company of CBS (Westinghouse) to make sure that the episode does not air.
Director: Michael Mann
Studio: Buena Vista Pictures
Producer(s): Pieter Jan Brugge
Cast: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Lynne Thigpen, Rip Torn, Colm Feore, Roger Bart, Michael Gambon, Hallie Eisenberg, Pete Hamill, Clifford Curtis
Writer(s): Marie Brenner, Eric Roth
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