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2,752 Ratings

The Insider

Directed by Michael Mann
United States, 1999
Drama, Biography, Thriller


This is the true story of Jeffrey Wigand, a tobacco industry whistleblower, as he came under fire for a 60 Minutes interview he gave. Although the story was pulled, Wigand was the subject of numerous lawsuits and smear campaigns.

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The Insider Directed by Michael Mann

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2000 | 7 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1999 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

BAFTA Awards

2000 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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