The Insider

The Insider (1999)

Two men driven to tell the truth … whatever the cost.

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1999-10-28
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 1632 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 38min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Touchstone Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Michael Mann
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A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes exposé on Big Tobacco.

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  • Al Pacino

    as Lowell Bergman
  • Russell Crowe

    as Jeffrey Wigand
  • Christopher Plummer

    as Mike Wallace
  • Diane Venora

    as Liane Wigand
  • Philip Baker Hall

    as Don Hewitt
  • Lindsay Crouse

    as Sharon Tiller
  • Debi Mazar

    as Debbie De Luca
  • Stephen Tobolowsky

    as Eric Kluster
  • Colm Feore

    as Richard Scruggs
  • Bruce McGill

    as Ron Motley
  • Gina Gershon

    as Helen Caperelli
  • Michael Gambon

    as Thomas Sandefur
  • Rip Torn

    as John Scanlon
  • Lynne Thigpen

    as Mrs. Williams
  • Hallie Eisenberg

    as Barbara Wigand
  • Michael Paul Chan

    as Norman the Cameraman
  • Linda Hart

    as Mrs. Wigand
  • Robert Harper

    as Mark Stern
  • Nestor Serrano

    as FBI Agent Robertson
  • Pete Hamill

    as NY Times Reporter
  • Wings Hauser

    as Tobacco Lawyer
  • Cliff Curtis

    as Sheikh Fadlallah
  • Renee Olstead

    as Deborah Wigand
  • Michael Moore

    as Michael Moore
  • Gary Sandy

    as Sandefur's Lawyer
  • Willie C. Carpenter

    as John Harris
  • Paul Butler

    as Charlie Phillips
  • Jack Palladino

    as Jack Palladino
  • Megan Odebash

    as Sandra Sutherland
  • Roger Bart

    as Seelbach Hotel Manager
  • Sayed Badreya

    as Hezbollah Head Gunman
  • Chris Ufland

    as Doug Oliver - FDA
  • Douglas McGrath

    as Private Investigator
  • Bill Sage

    as Intense Young Intern
  • Joseph Hindy

    as Baldo the Editor
  • Dennis Garber

    as FBI Agent #1
  • Tim Grimm

    as FBI Agent #2
  • Paul Perri

    as Geologist / FBI Man
  • Wanda De Jesus

    as Geologist / FBI Woman
  • Robert Patrick Brink

    as Policeman
  • V.J. Foster

    as Bill Felling
  • James Harper

    as FBI Agent #3
  • Eyal Podell

    as Lowell's Son
  • Breckin Meyer

    as Sharon's Son
  • David Roberson

    as John Telefarro
  • David Clyde Carr

    as Local Newscaster
  • Vyto Ruginis

    as Junior Lawyer
  • Saemi Nakamura

    as Japanese Waitress
  • Knox White

    as Soundman
  • David C. Fisher

    as Tobacco Executive (uncredited)
  • Phil Hawn

    as Businessman at Airport (uncredited)
  • Zane Lamprey

    as Man at Airport (uncredited)
  • Robert Malone

    as Businessman at Airport (uncredited)
  • Vin Morreale Jr

    as Al Pacino's Double (uncredited)
  • Robert D. Parham

    as Lawyer (uncredited)
  • Roger Phenix

    as TV Camera Crew at Trial (uncredited)
Writing Eric Roth Screenplay
Art Brian Morris Production Design
Writing Michael Mann Screenplay
Directing Michael Mann Director
Production Michael Mann Producer
Production Pieter Jan Brugge Producer
Editing William Goldenberg Editor
Editing Paul Rubell Editor
Production Bonnie Timmermann Casting
Sound Lisa Gerrard Original Music Composer
Sound Nicholas R. Allen Boom Operator
Costume & Make-Up Anna B. Sheppard Costume Design
Crew John E. Gray Special Effects Coordinator
Art James E. Tocci Art Direction
Camera Dante Spinotti Director of Photography
Art Margie Stone McShirley Supervising Art Director
Costume & Make-Up John Caglione Jr. Makeup Department Head
Crew Joel Kramer Stunt Coordinator
Art John Kasarda Art Direction
Editing David Rosenbloom Editor
Sound Arvo Pärt Additional Soundtrack
Art Avishay Avivi Art Direction
Sound Pieter Bourke Original Music Composer
Production Avi Kleinberger Line Producer
Art Robert DiGrigoli Construction Coordinator
Art Steven Schwartz Assistant Art Director
Directing Michael Waxman Assistant Director
Production Michael Waxman Co-Producer
Production Gusmano Cesaretti Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Michele Michel Assistant Costume Designer
Sound Gregg Baxter Supervising Sound Editor
Visual Effects Chris Watts Visual Effects Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Jeni Lee Dinkel Makeup Artist
Sound Andy Nelson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Julie Pitkanen Script Supervisor
Sound Doug Hemphill Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Eva Z. Cabrera Script Supervisor
Art Robert A. Blackburn Construction Coordinator
Sound Gregory King Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Gregory King Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Yann Delpuech Sound Effects Editor
Sound Craig Heath Sound Recordist
Costume & Make-Up Judith A. Cory Hairstylist
Camera Frank Connor Still Photographer
Visual Effects Travis Baumann Digital Compositors
Costume & Make-Up Bill Myer Makeup Artist
Production Stephen Lim Unit Production Manager
Art Erik Olson Assistant Art Director
Costume & Make-Up Carolyn Dessert Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Julie Glick Set Costumer
Production Alison E. McBryde Casting Associate
Costume & Make-Up Emily Loreto Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Leah Brown Set Costumer
Sound Lee Orloff Production Sound Mixer
Sound Brian Risner Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Esther Ben-Noon Makeup Artist
Writing Marie Brenner Story
Crew Paul Shane Durazo Loader
Sound David Abrahamsen Sound Designer
Costume & Make-Up Heidi Kulow Makeup Artist
Directing Jody Spilkoman Second Second Assistant Director