What a great cast! In this thriller Russell Crowe plays  insider_ver1Jeffrey Wigand an insider who is ready to talk publicly about the tobacco companies conspiracy and experiments to make cigarettes, well, see for yourself, not to be a spoiler. Al Pacino is slick and confident producer of TV show sixty minutes and he is trying to get Crow to talk on national television.

There is not much action in this movie, but there is a lot of suspense and intense scenes, like in real life, and special weight to this flick is the fact that it is based on a true events. So if you have some time, and you are feeling up to it, check out this great flick, it will be worth your time. Enjoy.

Director: Michael Mann

Cast: Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Debi Mazar, Gina Gershon, Rip Torn

Fun Facts: The real Jeffrey Wigand asked for two concessions from the filmmakers: that they change the names of his daughters, and that there be no smoking anywhere in the film. Both requests were granted (except for the three small instances previously mentioned).

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IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0140352/

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