Whistleblowers in Cinema

Whistleblowers in Cinema


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10 best movies about whistleblowers Monica Belucci is here Y’all 😉

 

Here is a fineselection of movies ,bringing to life experiences of whistleblowers around theworld , some of them are based on true stories .

Dear Readers fastenyour belts ,some of these  stories willdefinetely blow your mind .

1-Serpico 1973

Frank Serpico, A real-lifeNYPD officer who became determined to expose the widespread corruption withinthe force. The film remains widely regarded as a classic today, anchored byPacino's typically fierce performance and Sidney Lumet's sterling direction anduse of New York City. Serpico was nominated for 2 oscars.

2-The insider 1999

Pacino picked up thewhistle again, alongside Russell Crowe, in The Insider, playing a 60 Minutesproducer who pushes to bring Jeffrey Wigand's (Crowe) damning account of thetobacco industry's practices to light.

3-The post 2017

A cover-up that spannedfour U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher anda hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and thegovernment, Bonus Meryl is the main actress and we can’t stop admiring her

4-Erin Brockovich 2000

With Pacific Gas &Electric company being in the news  againfor their role in California's spate of wildfires, it's an apt time to revisit's legal drama  Erin Brockovich stars  Julia Roberts as the title character, whodiscovers PG&E has contaminated a small town's water supply and mastermindsa legal crusade against the company.

5-Snowden 2016

The NSA's illegalsurveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency'semployees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documentsdistributed to the press.The movie is Based on the books The Snowden Files byLuke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena.

6-The whistleblower2010

A drama based on theexperiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper inpost-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex trafficking scandal.

Monica Belucci andRachel weisz have  starring roles .

7-The informant 2009

Matt Damon is the informant,The U.S. government decides to go after an agro-business giant with aprice-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness,vice president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre.

8-The laundromat  2016

The film opens withJürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca introducing themselves and the concept andsystem of money laundering. For the rest of the film, Mossack and Fonseca actas narrators for three stories of people around the world who are affected bythe company they run, Mossack Fonseca.

9-Silkwood 1983

Meryl Streep again andagain , Aworker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated,psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposingworker safety violations at the plant.

10-Dark Waters 2019

   Robert Bilott, a lawyer who undertook adecades-long battle with DuPont over the company's environmental contaminationand cover-up.

 

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