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The Insider

1999 Rated R 2hr 37m

When a TV producer coaxes a researcher to speak about his former employer's knowledge of tobacco's dangers, the corporations try to silence them in this Oscar-nominated drama based on a true story.

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Movie Details

2000 BAFTA®
2000 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
2000 Academy Award®
  • Best Actor nominee: Russell Crowe
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Director nominee: Michael Mann
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Cinematography nominee
  • Best Sound nominee
Common Sense rating OK for kids 16+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

A gorgeous 2.35:1 anamorphic picture perfectly captures Spinotti's camera work, and the Dolby Digital 5.1 score is superb. The disc includes the theatrical trailer, a small featurette and an "Inside the Scene" feature that's more a triumph of design than of information.