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Whistleblowers in Cinema : 10 best movies about whistleblowers (Monica Belucci is here Y’all

Here is a fine selection of movies ,bringing to life experiences of whistleblowers around the world , some of them are based on true stories .

Dear Readers fasten your belts ,some of these  stories will definitely blow your mind .

1-Serpico 1973

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

2-The insider 1999

Pacino picked up the whistle again, alongside Russell Crowe, in The Insider, playing a 60 Minutes producer who pushes to bring Jeffrey Wigand's (Crowe) damning account of the tobacco industry's practices to light.

3-The post 2017

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government, 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  again for 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, who discovers PG&E has contaminated a small town's water supply and masterminds a legal crusade against the company.

5-Snowden 2016

The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.The movie is Based on the books The Snowden Files by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena.

6-The whistleblower 2010

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

Monica Belucci and Rachel 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 a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre.

8-The laundromat  2016

The film opens with Jürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca introducing themselves and the concept and system of money laundering. For the rest of the film, Mossack and Fonseca act as narrators for three stories of people around the world who are affected by the company they run, Mossack Fonseca.

9-Silkwood 1983

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

10-Dark Waters 2019

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

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