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Kill the messenger

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English dialogue; optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Jeremy Renner, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ray Liotta, Tim Blake Nelson, Barry Pepper, Oliver Platt, Michael Sheen, Michael Kenneth Williams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Andy Garcia, Robert Patrick, Lucas Hedges, Josh Close, Paz Vega, Yul Vazquez, Gil Bellows, Dan Futterman, Richard Schiff.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2015]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R; language and drug content.


Based on the true story of Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. A hard-charging investigative reporter stumbles upon the story of a lifetime when he uncovers a link between US government intelligence agencies and Central American drug smugglers. Determined to prove the CIA used cocaine profits to fund the Contra rebels, Webb endangers his career and family when he ignores the warnings of agency operatives in his relentless pursuit of the truth.


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Based upon the books "Dark alliance" by Gary Webb and "Kill the messenger" by Nick Schou.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.

Bonus features: Deleted scenes ; Kill the messenger: the all-star cast ; Crack in America ; Filming in Georgia ; feature commentary with director Michael Cuesta.

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