Kill the Messenger

Kill the Messenger (2014)

Can you keep a national secret?

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2014-10-09
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 812 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 52min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: The Combine
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Michael Cuesta
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A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb.

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  • Jeremy Renner

    as Gary Webb
  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    as Anna Simons
  • Michael Sheen

    as Fred Weil
  • Ray Liotta

    as John Cullen
  • Robert Patrick

    as Ronny Quail
  • Andy García

    as Norwin Meneses
  • Paz Vega

    as Coral Baca
  • Michael Kenneth Williams

    as Ricky Ross
  • Rosemarie DeWitt

    as Sue Webb
  • Tim Blake Nelson

    as Alan Fenster
  • Barry Pepper

    as Russell Dodson
  • Oliver Platt

    as Jerry Ceppos
  • Richard Schiff

    as Richard Zuckerman
  • Jena Sims

    as Quail's Girlfriend
  • Joshua Close

    as Rich Kline
  • Yul Vazquez

    as Danilo Blandon
  • Lucas Hedges

    as Ian Webb
  • Matt Lintz

    as Eric Webb
  • Gil Bellows

    as DEA Agent Miller
  • Steve Coulter

    as Anonymous Agent
  • Dan Futterman

    as Leo Wolinsky
  • Susan Walters

    as Los Angeles Times Editor
  • David de Vries

    as Washington Post Editor
  • David Lee Garver

    as Doug Farah
  • Rhoda Griffis

    as Female Anchor
  • Jen Harper

    as Ricky Ross Trial Judge
  • David Alessi

    as DEA Agent (uncredited)
  • Grace Baine

    as Reporter Washington Post (uncredited)
  • Shaira Barton

    as DC Business Woman (uncredited)
  • Nancy Reagan

    as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
  • Parker Douglas

    as Christine Webb
Production Jeremy Renner Producer
Writing Peter Landesman Screenplay
Production Naomi Despres Producer
Production Scott Stuber Producer
Directing Michael Cuesta Director
Production Louis Phillips Executive In Charge Of Production
Crew Sean Bobbitt Cinematography
Writing Gary Webb Novel
Sound Nathan Johnson Original Music Composer
Production Pamela Abdy Executive Producer
Production Michael Bederman Executive Producer
Production Don Handfield Executive Producer
Production Peter Landesman Executive Producer
Editing Brian A. Kates Editor
Art John Paino Production Design
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Costume & Make-Up Kimberly Adams Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Doug Hall Costume Design