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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 127 min
Ratings
84% critics Rotten Tomatoes
73% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 16+ Common Sense Media
Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release 04/17/09
Actors Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren
Directors Kevin Macdonald
A petty thief is gunned down in an alley and a Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway - two seemingly unrelated deaths. But not to wisecracking, brash newspaper reporter Cal McAffrey who spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. With a turbulent past connected to the Congressman and the aid of ambitious young rookie writer Della Frye, Cal begins uprooting clues that lead him to a corporate cover-up full of insiders, informants, and assassins. But as he draws closer to the truth, the relentless journalist must decide if it's worth risking his life and selling his soul to get the ultimate story.
Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release 04/17/09
Actors Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren
Directors Kevin Macdonald
A petty thief is gunned down in an alley and a Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway - two seemingly unrelated deaths. But not to wisecracking, brash newspaper reporter Cal McAffrey who spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. With a turbulent past connected to the Congressman and the aid of ambitious young rookie writer Della Frye, Cal begins uprooting clues that lead him to a corporate cover-up full of insiders, informants, and assassins. But as he draws closer to the truth, the relentless journalist must decide if it's worth risking his life and selling his soul to get the ultimate story.