The Insider

The Insider

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Al Pacino and Russell Crowe star in this suspense drama based on true events. Directed by Michael Mann and nominated for seven Oscars. More

Research chemist Jeffrey Wigand (Crowe) comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.

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1999Rating: M, Offensive language157 minsUSA
DramaThrillerTrue Story & Biography

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The Insider | Reviews

96%137 reviews

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Variety

Variety

The Insider has the customary flair associated with Mann and lenser Dante Spinotti.

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Time Out

Time Out

The movie reveals Michael Mann's unparalleled ability to fashion taut suspense from unpromising material.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

When Crowe gets to command the screen, The Insider comes to roiled life.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Mann has directed The Insider with a pulse-quickening panache that heightens the tensions within its story.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Mann turns a moral issue into riveting suspense.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

The film is accurate in its broad strokes.

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The Insider | Release Details

The Insider is available to stream in New Zealand now on Apple TV.