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The Insider (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $28,965,197Details
International Box Office $31,300,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $60,265,197
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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
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 330 $5,763,921 Nov 26, 1999 24
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 143 $5,012,416 Nov 12, 1999 10
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 138 $8,850,664 Nov 12, 1999 10

Leading Cast

   Lowell Bergman
   Jeffrey Wigand

Supporting Cast

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
Clifford Curtis*    Sheikh Fadlallah
Tim Grimm    FBI Agent #2
Renee Olstead    Deborah Wigand
Gary Sandy    Lawyer, Sandefur's
Willie C. Carpenter    John Harris
Paul Butler    Charlie Phillips
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

Cameos

Michael Moore    Himself
Jack Palladino    Himself

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

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

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1999/11/05 4 $6,712,361   1,809 $3,711   $6,712,361 1
1999/11/12 6 $5,012,416 -25% 1,833 $2,735   $14,099,850 2
1999/11/19 7 $2,829,625 -44% 1,844 $1,535   $18,319,819 3
1999/11/26 9 $2,480,294 -12% 1,672 $1,483   $22,052,444 4
1999/12/03 9 $1,328,825 -46% 1,483 $896   $23,927,806 5
1999/12/10 14 $569,334 -57% 823 $692   $24,931,288 6
1999/12/17 16 $364,797 -36% 433 $842   $25,535,953 7
1999/12/24 32 $122,371 -66% 249 $491   $25,854,105 8
1999/12/31 36 $121,684 -1% 166 $733   $26,114,890 9
2000/01/07 40 $115,128 -5% 115 $1,001   $26,330,729 10
2000/01/14 45 $90,541 -21% 76 $1,191   $26,586,371 11
2000/01/21 53 $49,865 -45% 55 $907   $26,586,371 12
2000/01/28 55 $41,451 -17% 43 $964   $26,600,240 13
2000/02/04 63 $38,304 -8% 36 $1,064   $26,655,494 14
2000/02/11 67 $36,793 -4% 36 $1,022   $26,706,647 15
2000/02/18 33 $241,266 +556% 132 $1,828   $26,973,740 16
2000/02/25 20 $521,342 +116% 651 $801   $27,549,240 17
2000/03/03 30 $215,397 -59% 200 $1,077   $27,947,014 18
2000/03/10 37 $126,303 -41% 95 $1,330   $28,152,558 19
2000/03/17 41 $107,214 -15% 83 $1,292   $28,316,207 20
2000/03/24 41 $110,658 +3% 76 $1,456   $28,481,336 21
2000/03/31 29 $182,654 +65% 310 $589   $28,712,158 22
2000/04/07 36 $93,201 -49% 183 $509   $28,883,171 23
2000/04/14 67 $25,082 -73% 57 $440   $28,945,762 24
2000/04/21 103 $6,711 -73% 16 $419   $28,965,197 25

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 GrossWeek
1999/11/05 4 $9,087,434   1,809 $5,023   $9,087,434 1
1999/11/12 6 $6,402,760 -30% 1,833 $3,493   $15,490,194 2
1999/11/19 8 $4,081,956 -36% 1,844 $2,214   $19,572,150 3
1999/11/26 9 $3,026,831 -26% 1,672 $1,810   $22,598,981 4
1999/12/03 10 $1,762,973 -42% 1,483 $1,189   $24,361,954 5
1999/12/10 14 $809,202 -54% 823 $983   $25,171,156 6
1999/12/17 16 $560,578 -31% 433 $1,295   $25,731,734 7
1999/12/24 37 $261,472 -53% 249 $1,050   $25,993,206 8
1999/12/31 40 $222,395 -15% 166 $1,340   $26,215,601 9
2000/01/07 29 $280,229 +26% 115 $2,437   $26,495,830 10
2000/01/14 62 $40,676 -85% 76 $535   $26,536,506 11
2000/01/21 69 $22,283 -45% 55 $405   $26,558,789 12
2000/01/28 56 $58,401 +162% 43 $1,358   $26,617,190 13
2000/02/04 63 $52,664 -10% 36 $1,463   $26,669,854 14
2000/02/11 65 $62,620 +19% 36 $1,739   $26,732,474 15
2000/02/18 35 $295,424 +372% 132 $2,238   $27,027,898 16
2000/02/25 20 $703,719 +138% 651 $1,081   $27,731,617 17
2000/03/03 31 $294,638 -58% 200 $1,473   $28,026,255 18
2000/03/10 38 $182,738 -38% 95 $1,924   $28,208,993 19
2000/03/17 40 $161,685 -12% 83 $1,948   $28,370,678 20
2000/03/24 40 $158,826 -2% 76 $2,090   $28,529,504 21
2000/03/31 29 $260,466 +64% 310 $840   $28,789,970 22
2000/04/07 38 $130,710 -50% 183 $714   $28,920,680 23
2000/04/14 67 $37,806 -71% 57 $663   $28,958,486 24
2000/04/21 106 $6,711 -82% 16 $419   $28,965,197 25

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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