Spotlight

2015
8.3
Spotlight
Poster Spotlight

Title: Spotlight

Original Title: Spotlight

Year: 2015

Info

Release Dates

  • UK: January 29 2016
  • United States: November 25 2015

Plot

'Spotlight' tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world?s oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper?s tenacious ?Spotlight? team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Tom McCarthy (co-writer of 'Up'), 'Spotlight' is a tense investigative thriller, tracing the steps to one of the biggest crime stories in modern times.

Awards

  • 2016 Academy Awards (Oscars): 6 2
  • 2016 Golden Globes: 3 0
  • 2016 BAFTA Awards: 4 1

Cast

Director:

Tom McCarthy Tom McCarthy

Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo

Mike Rezendes

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams

Sacha Pfeiffer

Michael Keaton

Michael Keaton

Walter 'Robby' Robinson

Liev Schreiber

Liev Schreiber

Marty Baron

John Slattery

John Slattery

Ben Bradlee Jr.

Brian d'Arcy James

Brian d'Arcy James

Matt Carroll

Stanley Tucci

Stanley Tucci

Mitchell Garabedian

Videos

'Spotlight' Trailer 2:28

'Spotlight' Trailer

October 17 2015

Photos

Spotlight
Spotlight
Spotlight
Spotlight
Spotlight
Spotlight
Spotlight
Spotlight

Trivia

Matt Damon was considered for the role of Michael Rezendes which went to Mark Ruffalo.

Tom McCarthy cited Veredicto final (1982) and Sidney Lumet's style direction in that film as influence of this project.

This is the second movie Michael Keaton has done about the newspaper industry after The Paper (Detrás de la noticia) (1994).

Recommended movies and tv shows Spotlight

Follow Us