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Kill the Messenger (2014)  link to Kill the Messenger on IMDb  

Number: 722

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IMDb Rating:
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7.0/10 (29945 votes)

Country: USA, 112 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery, Biography

Director(s): Michael Cuesta

Cast: Jeremy Renner (as Gary Webb), Robert Patrick (as Ronald J. Quail), Jena Sims (as Quail's Girlfriend), Robert Pralgo (as L.A. Sheriff), Hajji Golightly (as DEA Agent)

Medium: Unknown,

Plot Outline: Based on the True story of Journalist Gary Webb. The film takes place in the mid 1990s, when Webb uncovered the CIA's past role in importing huge amounts of cocaine into the U.S. that was aggressively sold in ghettos across the country to raise money for the Nicaraguan Contras rebel army. Despite enormous pressure not to, Webb chose to pursue the story and went public with his evidence, publishing the series "Dark Alliance". As a result he experienced a vicious smear campaign fueled by the CIA. At that point Webb found himself defending his integrity, his family, and his life.

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Aspect ratio: 2.35:1