15 certificateThe Insider is a Film programme that first aired in 1999 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Insider is a 4 star programme

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The Insider (1999)

Directed by
Michael Mann

"60 Minutes" producer Lowell Bergman sniffs a story when a former research biologist for Brown & Williamson, Dr. Jeffrey Wigand, won't talk to him. When the company leans hard on Wigand to honour a confidentiality agreement, he gets his back up. Trusting Bergman and despite a crumbling marriage, he goes on camera for a Mike Wallace interview and risks arrest for contempt of court.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Production Year: 1999

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Al PacinoAl Pacino...Lowell Bergman
Image for Russell CroweRussell Crowe...Dr. Jeffrey Wigand
Image for Christopher PlummerChristopher Plummer...Mike Wallace
Image for Diane VenoraDiane Venora...Liane Wigand
Image for Philip Baker HallPhilip Baker Hall...Don Hewitt
Lindsay Crouse...Sharon Tiller
Debi Mazar...Debbie De Luca
Image for Stephen TobolowskyStephen Tobolowsky...Eric Kluster
Image for Colm FeoreColm Feore...Richard Scruggs
Bruce McGill...Ron Motley
Image for Gina GershonGina Gershon...Helen Caperelli
Image for Michael GambonMichael Gambon...Thomas Sandefur
Image for Rip TornRip Torn...John Scanlon
Lynne Thigpen...Mrs. Williams
Hallie Kate Eisenberg...Barbara Wigand
Michael Paul Chan...Norman
Linda Hart...Mrs. Wigand
Robert Harper...Mark Stern
Nestor Serrano...FBI Agent Robertson
Pete Hamill...New York Times Reporter