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The Insider (1999) Poster

(1999)

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References 

The Last Laugh (1924)
The 'revolving doors' have a similar symbol function. Author Jonathan Rayner mentions this in his book on Michael Mann.
Faust (1926)
When Jeffrey Wigand is alone in his hotel room he imagines to see his daughters. The expressionistic effect Mann uses is very similar to a scene in F.W. Murnau's masterpiece of German Expressionism. Mann definitely knows the film: He listed it once as one of the 10 best films ever made in a poll.
Nights of Cabiria (1957)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
60 Minutes (1968) (TV Series)
Thief (1981)
In one scene Lowell asks Jeffrey, "Are you talking to me or did someone else walk in the room?" James Caan used the same line in Thief (1981), also directed by Michael Mann.
Virtuosity (1995)
Wag the Dog (1997)
Next Stop Wonderland (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
Everest (1998) (Short)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
There's Something About Mary (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
The Parent Trap (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
The Negotiator (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
Snake Eyes (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:19 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
Return to Paradise (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
54 (1998)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper

Referenced in 

Gladiator (2000)
Scene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of Cool (2001)
Dr Jeffrey Wigand is introduced as the subject of the film "The Insider" about the tobacco industry.
Vanilla Sky (2001)
David Aames in Vanilla Sky calls his bosses the "7 Dwarfs", just as Dr. Wigand calls the CEO's of Brown & Williamson, where he used to work.
Solaris (2002)
Collateral (2004)
"Exile" from The Insider is heard.
60 Minutes: Under Fire/The Insider/Tim Howard (2005) (TV Episode)
the segment "The Insider" discusses the film made about Jeffrey Wigand
HBO First Look: Miami Vice: Undercover (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
Miami Vice (2006)
"What's this have to do with the price of tea in China?"
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.226 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Oscar-Nominated Movies" Final Jeopardy! category
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.6 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Russel Crowe interview.
Allemaal film: De amerikaanse droom (2007) (TV Episode)
Title is shown
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 1 February 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Portions of a promo ad for this show are featured, showing a drug tape with the late Heath Ledger.
Eli Stone: One More Try (2008) (TV Episode)
Lyme says "The Insider" is a pretty accurate depiction of how whistleblowers are treated in America.
Family Guy: Love Blactually (2008) (TV Episode)
Peter calls his bosses the "7 Dwarfs", just as Dr. Wigand calls the CEO's of Brown & Williamson, where he used to work.
Cold Case: Breaking News (2009) (TV Episode)
The opening scene is an homage to a scene in this earlier movie
Gossip Girl: The Goodbye Gossip Girl (2009) (TV Episode)
After Gossip Girl referred to Dan Humphrey as the 'Ultimate Insider' in her graduation blast, Serena asks what 'the Insider' is - to which Vanessa replies that it's a really good movie.
Micmacs (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Russell Crowe Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
Lynda mentions the movie as an honorable mention
NCIS: Tell-All (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzos
Spotlight (2015)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.

Features 

60 Minutes (1968) (TV Series)

Featured in 

The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV Special)
The Directors: The Films of Michael Mann (2001) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Public Enemies/Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs/The Stoning of Soraya M (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown when Ellen pretends to break up with Michael Mann.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.30 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Russell Crowe films
The Hour: Episode #7.82 (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Christopher Plummer's bio segment.

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