Most Popular Whistleblower Movies and TV Shows
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1. Official Secrets (2019)
R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Votes: 792 | Gross: $0.40M
2. Logan (2017)
R | 137 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future where mutants are nearly extinct, an elderly and weary Logan leads a quiet life. But when Laura, a mutant child pursued by scientists, comes to him for help, he must get her to safety.
Votes: 576,582 | Gross: $226.28M
3. The Report (I) (2019)
R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller
Idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, tasked by his boss to lead an investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program, uncovers shocking secrets.
5. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An extraterrestrial race, forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth, suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.
Votes: 609,915 | Gross: $115.65M
6. The Post (2017)
PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 111,749 | Gross: $81.90M
7. The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
The original '70s T.V. family is now placed in the 1990s, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Votes: 19,558 | Gross: $46.58M
8. Erin Brockovich (2000)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama
An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.
Votes: 161,083 | Gross: $125.60M
9. Black Mass (2015)
R | 123 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Votes: 157,655 | Gross: $62.58M
10. Sleepers (1996)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Thirteen years later, they get their chance for revenge.
Votes: 176,911 | Gross: $49.10M
11. Snowden (2016)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 121,876 | Gross: $21.59M
12. The Ghost Writer (2010)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A ghost writer, hired to complete the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.
Votes: 149,521 | Gross: $15.54M
13. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 93,961 | Gross: $70.60M
14. Patch Adams (1998)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The true story of a heroic man, Hunter "Patch" Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.
Votes: 96,947 | Gross: $135.03M
15. Serpico (1973)
R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.
Votes: 98,638 | Gross: $29.80M
16. The Insider (1999)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.
Votes: 151,183 | Gross: $28.97M
19. Michael Clayton (2007)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit.
Votes: 149,707 | Gross: $49.03M
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 9,898 | Gross: $0.77M
21. The Yards (2000)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Leo is released from prison after serving time for car theft. His plan to go straight falls apart when he meets his corrupt uncle for a job and later an old friend working there. It culminates at the (railroad) yards.
Votes: 18,594 | Gross: $0.88M
22. The Informant! (2009)
R | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
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.
Votes: 60,579 | Gross: $33.31M
23. The International (I) (2009)
R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An Interpol agent attempts to expose a high-profile financial institution's role in an international arms dealing ring.
Votes: 87,609 | Gross: $25.45M
24. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
PG | 129 min | Adventure, History, War
Two British former soldiers decide to set themselves up as Kings in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander the Great.
25. The Fifth Estate (2013)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.
Votes: 36,784 | Gross: $3.25M
27. Fateful Findings (2013)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A computer scientist/novelist reunites with his childhood friend and hacks into government databases, while facing the dire and fateful consequences of his mystical actions obtained as a child.
28. Seeking Justice (2011)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score. Then he discovers they want a 'favor' from him in return.
Votes: 43,103 | Gross: $0.04M
29. Silkwood (1983)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 16,936 | Gross: $35.62M
30. The Whistleblower (2010)
R | 112 min | Action, Biography, Crime
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.
Votes: 30,112 | Gross: $1.12M
36. The Manhattan Project (1986)
PG-13 | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A high school prodigy builds an atomic bomb with stolen plutonium to win the 45th National Science Fair and expose a nuclear weapons lab posing as nuclear medicine in Ithaca NY.
Votes: 5,112 | Gross: $3.90M
37. I Love Trouble (1994)
PG | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.
Votes: 10,911 | Gross: $30.81M
39. The Marine 4: Moving Target (2015 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jake Carter is assigned to protect a "high-value package," a beautiful whistleblower trying to expose a corrupt army defense contractor.
42. Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)
Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Drama
A story of a fresh graduate trying to find a balance between the maddening demands of the 'professional' way, and the way of his heart.
43. Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe (2016)
91 min | Documentary
A documentary alleging that the CDC, the government agency charged with protecting the health of American citizens, destroyed data on their 2004 study that allegedly showed a link between the MMR vaccine and autism.
Votes: 3,769 | Gross: $0.16M
44. A Good American (2015)
TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A Good American tells the story of the best code-breaker the USA ever had and how he and a small team within NSA created a surveillance tool that could pick up any electronic signal on ... See full summary »
45. Freakonomics (2010)
PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary
A collection of documentaries that explores the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics.
Votes: 6,507 | Gross: $0.10M
46. XY Chelsea (2019)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
A look at the life and career of Chelsea Manning, a trans woman soldier in the United States Army, who was sentenced to serve 35 years at an all-male military prison for leaking information about the country's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
47. Sex Traffic (2004)
189 min | Crime, Drama
Boston based Kernwell Industries is an American defense contractor. One of those contracts is to deploy 3,000 peacekeepers to the International Peacekeeping Coalition's work in the Balkans.... See full summary »
48. Black Rainbow (1989)
R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
A young female medium on tour sees a hitman killing a whistleblower in her vision. The killer finds out about this and plans to kill her as well. The skeptical police, her manager father and a curious journalist try to protect her.
50. 150 Milligrams (2016)
128 min | Biography, Drama
Irène Frachon, a doctor who lives in the Breton town of Brest, dares to stand up to the French health and pharmaceutical industry, helping to uncover the media scandal surrounding the ... See full summary »