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1983 Rated R 2hr 11m

While working at a nuclear power plant, Karen Silkwood becomes heavily involved in union work, but her evidence of the company's safety violations may never make it to the right people.

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Movie Details

1985 BAFTA®
1984 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Top 100 Thrills nominee
1984 Academy Award®
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Director nominee: Mike Nichols
  • Best Actress nominee: Meryl Streep
  • Best Supporting Actress nominee: Cher
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo