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The Insider (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $28,965,197Details
International Box Office $31,300,000
Worldwide Box Office $60,265,197
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
96% - Certified Fresh
Audience
90% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$68,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 5th, 1999 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: February 19th, 2013 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for language
Running Time: 158 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Soloist
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Keywords: News, Whistleblowers
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 422 $6,711 Apr 21, 2000 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 338 $25,082 Apr 14, 2000 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 208 $93,201 Apr 7, 2000 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 171 $182,654 Mar 31, 2000 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 268 $110,658 Mar 24, 2000 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 341 $107,214 Mar 17, 2000 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 376 $126,303 Mar 10, 2000 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 312 $215,397 Mar 3, 2000 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 173 $521,342 Feb 25, 2000 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 416 $241,266 Feb 18, 2000 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,426 $36,793 Feb 11, 2000 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,644 $38,304 Feb 4, 2000 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,834 $41,451 Jan 28, 2000 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,991 $49,865 Jan 21, 2000 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,827 $90,541 Jan 14, 2000 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,910 $115,128 Jan 7, 2000 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,162 $121,684 Dec 31, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,532 $122,371 Dec 24, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,932 $364,797 Dec 17, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,093 $569,334 Dec 10, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,911 $1,328,825 Dec 3, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,818 $2,480,294 Nov 26, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,357 $2,829,625 Nov 19, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,168 $5,012,416 Nov 12, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,435 $6,712,361 Nov 5, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,478 1,809 Nov 5, 1999 3

Cast

   Lowell Bergman
   Jeffrey Wigand
Christopher Plummer    Mike Wallace
Diane Venora    Liane Wigand
Philip Baker Hall    Don Hewitt
Lindsay Crouse    Sharon Tiller
Debi Mazar    Debbie De Luca
Stephen Tobolowsky    Eric Kluster
Colm Feore    Richard Scruggs
Bruce McGill    Ron Motley
Gina Gershon    Helen Caperelli
Michael Gambon    Thomas Sandefur
Rip Torn    John Scanlon
Lynne Thigpen    Mrs. Williams
Hallie Kate Eisenberg    Barbara Wigand
Michael Paul Chan    Norman the Cameraman
Linda Hart    Mrs. Wigand
Robert Harper    Mark Stern
Nestor Serrano    FBI Agent Robertson
Pete Hamill    NY Times Reporter
Wings Hauser    Tobacco Lawyer
Cliff Curtis    Sheikh Fadlallah
Tim Grimm    FBI Agent #2
Renee Olstead    Deborah Wigand
Michael Moore    Himself
Gary Sandy    Lawyer, Sandefur's
Willie C. Carpenter    John Harris
Paul Butler    Charlie Phillips
Jack Palladino    Himself
Megan Odabash    Sandra Sutherland
Roger Bart    Seelbach Hotel Manager
Alan DeSatti    Hezbollah Interpreter
Sayed Badreya    Hezbollah Head Gunman
Chris Ufland    Doug Oliver, FDA
Doug McGrath    Private Investigator
Bill Sage    Intense Young Intern
Joseph Hindy    Baldo the Editor
Dennis Garber    FBI Agent #1
Paul Perri    Geologist/FBI Man
Wanda De Jesus    Geologist/FBI Woman
Robert Brink    Policeman
V.J. Foster    Bill Felling
James Harper    FBI Agent #3
Eyal Podell    Lowell's Son
Breckin Meyer    Sharon's Son
David Roberson    John Telafarro
Gregg E. Muravchick    Private Security Guard
William P. Bradford II    Subpoena Man
David Carr    Local Newscaster
Ann Reskin    Seelbach Hotel Desk Clerk
Claire Slemmer    Edie Magnus
Steve Salge    Dan Rather
Derrick Jones    Mississippi Reporter
Donald F. Burbrink II    B & W Male Security Officer
Vyto Ruginis    Junior Lawyer
George R. Parsons    B & W Uniformed Security Officer
Isodine Loury    Mississippi Court Stenographer
Charlene Bosarge    Mr. Scrugg's Assistant
Saemi Nakamura    Japanese Waitress
Ronal G. Yokley    Police Detective
Bob Lazarus    Stage Manager
Robert Ragno, Jr.    Photographer - New Media
Alvin L. Welch    Judge
Nathan Lewis Hill    Production Assistant
Paula Bisbikos    Mike Wallace's Assistant
Christi Evans    CBS News Producer
Knox Grantham White    Soundman
Amy L. Caudill    A Student

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Eric Roth
Screenwriter    Michael Mann
Producer    Michael Mann
Producer    Pieter Jan Brugge
Cinematographer    Dante Spinotti
Production Designer    Brian Morris
Editor    William Goldenberg
Editor    Paul Rubell
Costume Designer    Anna Sheppard
Composer    Lisa Gerrard
Composer    Pieter Bourke
Co-Producer    Michael Waxman
Associate Producer    Gusmano Cesaretti
Associate Producer    Kathleen M. Shea
Assistant Director    Michael Waxman
Unit Production Manager    Stephen Lim
Unit Production Manager    Arthur Schaefer, Jr.
Production Supervisor    Sherry Marshall
Set Decorator    Nancy Haigh
Art Director    Marjorie Stone McShirley
Visual Effects Supervisor    Chris Watts
Matte Paintings    Jeff Burks
Digital Matte Paintings    Craig Barron
Special Effects Coordinator    John Gray
Associate    Christopher Lawrence
Editor    David Rosenbloom
Sound Mixer    Lee Orloff
Re-recording Mixer    Andy Nelson
Re-recording Mixer    Doug Hemphill
Supervising Sound Editor    Gregg Baxter
Supervising Sound Editor    Gregory King
Sound Effects Editor    Yann Delpuech
Dialogue Editor    Stephanie Flack
Dialogue Editor    Mary Ruth Smith
Dialogue Editor    Darren King
Supervising    Curt Sobel
Music Editor    Bob Badami
Music Editor    Thomas Milano
Makeup    John Caglione, Jr.
Hairstyle Designer    Vera Mitchell
Hairstylist    Michael Moore
Hairstylist    Judith A. Cory
Casting Director    Bonnie Timmermann
Associate    Alison E. McBryde

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/11/05 4 $6,712,361   1,809 $3,711   $6,712,361 3
1999/11/12 6 $5,012,416 -25% 1,833 $2,735   $14,099,850 10
1999/11/19 7 $2,829,625 -44% 1,844 $1,535   $18,319,819 17
1999/11/26 9 $2,480,294 -12% 1,672 $1,483   $22,052,444 24
1999/12/03 9 $1,328,825 -46% 1,483 $896   $23,927,806 31
1999/12/10 14 $569,334 -57% 823 $692   $24,931,288 38
1999/12/17 16 $364,797 -36% 433 $842   $25,535,953 45
1999/12/24 32 $122,371 -66% 249 $491   $25,854,105 52
1999/12/31 36 $121,684 -1% 166 $733   $26,114,890 59
2000/01/07 40 $115,128 -5% 115 $1,001   $26,330,729 66
2000/01/14 45 $90,541 -21% 76 $1,191   $26,586,371 73
2000/01/21 53 $49,865 -45% 55 $907   $26,586,371 80
2000/01/28 55 $41,451 -17% 43 $964   $26,600,240 87
2000/02/04 63 $38,304 -8% 36 $1,064   $26,655,494 94
2000/02/11 67 $36,793 -4% 36 $1,022   $26,706,647 101
2000/02/18 33 $241,266 +556% 132 $1,828   $26,973,740 108
2000/02/25 20 $521,342 +116% 651 $801   $27,549,240 115
2000/03/03 30 $215,397 -59% 200 $1,077   $27,947,014 122
2000/03/10 37 $126,303 -41% 95 $1,330   $28,152,558 129
2000/03/17 41 $107,214 -15% 83 $1,292   $28,316,207 136
2000/03/24 41 $110,658 +3% 76 $1,456   $28,481,336 143
2000/03/31 29 $182,654 +65% 310 $589   $28,712,158 150
2000/04/07 36 $93,201 -49% 183 $509   $28,883,171 157
2000/04/14 67 $25,082 -73% 57 $440   $28,945,762 164
2000/04/21 103 $6,711 -73% 16 $419   $28,965,197 171

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/11/05 4 $2,002,000   1,810 $1,106   $2,002,000 1
1999/11/06 4 $2,947,000 +47% 1,810 $1,628   $4,949,000 2
1999/11/07 4 $1,628,000 -45% 1,809 $900   $6,712,361 3
1999/11/08 3 $451,825 -72% 1,809 $250   $7,164,186 4
1999/11/09 2 $544,523 +21% 1,809 $301   $7,708,709 5
1999/11/10 5 $580,097 +7% 1,809 $321   $8,288,806 6
1999/11/11 5 $798,628 +38% 1,809 $441   $9,087,434 7
1999/11/12 7 $1,535,000 +92% 1,833 $837   $10,622,000 8
1999/11/13 6 $2,300,000 +50% 1,833 $1,255   $12,922,000 9
1999/11/14 6 $1,240,000 -46% 1,833 $676   $14,099,850 10
1999/11/15 5 $322,862 -74% 1,833 $176   $14,422,712 11
1999/11/16 5 $392,106 +21% 1,833 $214   $14,814,818 12
1999/11/17 5 $349,058 -11% 1,833 $190   $15,163,876 13
1999/11/18 5 $326,318 -7% 1,833 $178   $15,490,194 14
1999/11/19 7 $806,000 +147% 1,846 $437   $16,296,000 15
1999/11/20 7 $1,399,000 +74% 1,846 $758   $17,695,000 16
1999/11/21 7 $689,000 -51% 1,844 $374   $18,319,819 17
1999/11/22 7 $204,034 -70% 1,844 $111   $18,523,853 18
1999/11/23 8 $276,814 +36% 1,844 $150   $18,800,667 19
1999/11/24 9 $343,000 +24% 1,689 $203   $19,144,000 20
1999/11/25 9 $441,000 +29% 1,689 $261   $19,585,000 21
1999/11/26 9 $919,000 +108% 1,689 $544   $20,504,000 22
1999/11/27 9 $1,063,000 +16% 1,675 $635   $21,567,000 23
1999/11/28 9 $469,000 -56% 1,672 $281   $22,052,444 24
1999/11/29 8 $127,572 -73% 1,672 $76   $22,180,016 25
1999/11/30 8 $154,312 +21% 1,672 $92   $22,334,328 26
1999/12/01 8 $132,664 -14% 1,672 $79   $22,466,992 27
1999/12/02 9 $131,989 -1% 1,672 $79   $22,598,981 28
1999/12/03 10 $368,000 +179% 1,485 $248   $22,967,000 29
1999/12/04 8 $644,000 +75% 1,485 $434   $23,611,000 30
1999/12/05 10 $313,000 -51% 1,483 $211   $23,927,806 31
1999/12/06 10 $96,996 -69% 1,483 $65   $24,024,802 32
1999/12/07 9 $120,945 +25% 1,483 $82   $24,145,747 33
1999/12/08 9 $108,797 -10% 1,483 $73   $24,254,544 34
1999/12/09 9 $107,410 -1% 1,483 $72   $24,361,954 35
1999/12/12 12 $143,000   823 $174   $24,931,288 38
1999/12/13 12 $53,690 -62% 823 $65   $24,984,978 39
1999/12/14 11 $66,589 +24% 823 $81   $25,051,567 40
1999/12/15 10 $61,204 -8% 823 $74   $25,112,771 41
1999/12/16 12 $58,385 -5% 823 $71   $25,171,156 42
1999/12/19 17 $103,000   433 $238   $25,535,953 45
1999/12/20 16 $48,734 -53% 433 $113   $25,584,687 46
1999/12/21 16 $64,851 +33% 433 $150   $25,649,538 47
2000/01/17 42 $14,013   76 $184   $26,586,371 74

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/11/05 4 $9,087,434   1,809 $5,023   $9,087,434 7
1999/11/12 6 $6,402,760 -30% 1,833 $3,493   $15,490,194 14
1999/11/19 8 $4,081,956 -36% 1,844 $2,214   $19,572,150 21
1999/11/26 9 $3,026,831 -26% 1,672 $1,810   $22,598,981 28
1999/12/03 10 $1,762,973 -42% 1,483 $1,189   $24,361,954 35
1999/12/10 14 $809,202 -54% 823 $983   $25,171,156 42
1999/12/17 16 $560,578 -31% 433 $1,295   $25,731,734 49
1999/12/24 37 $261,472 -53% 249 $1,050   $25,993,206 56
1999/12/31 40 $222,395 -15% 166 $1,340   $26,215,601 63
2000/01/07 29 $280,229 +26% 115 $2,437   $26,495,830 70
2000/01/14 62 $40,676 -85% 76 $535   $26,536,506 77
2000/01/21 69 $22,283 -45% 55 $405   $26,558,789 84
2000/01/28 56 $58,401 +162% 43 $1,358   $26,617,190 91
2000/02/04 63 $52,664 -10% 36 $1,463   $26,669,854 98
2000/02/11 65 $62,620 +19% 36 $1,739   $26,732,474 105
2000/02/18 35 $295,424 +372% 132 $2,238   $27,027,898 112
2000/02/25 20 $703,719 +138% 651 $1,081   $27,731,617 119
2000/03/03 31 $294,638 -58% 200 $1,473   $28,026,255 126
2000/03/10 38 $182,738 -38% 95 $1,924   $28,208,993 133
2000/03/17 40 $161,685 -12% 83 $1,948   $28,370,678 140
2000/03/24 40 $158,826 -2% 76 $2,090   $28,529,504 147
2000/03/31 29 $260,466 +64% 310 $840   $28,789,970 154
2000/04/07 38 $130,710 -50% 183 $714   $28,920,680 161
2000/04/14 67 $37,806 -71% 57 $663   $28,958,486 168
2000/04/21 106 $6,711 -82% 16 $419   $28,965,197 175