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Dark Waters (2019)

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A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

Director:

Todd Haynes

Writers:

Nathaniel Rich (based on The New York Times magazine article "The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare" by), Mario Correa (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Ruffalo ... Rob Bilott
Anne Hathaway ... Sarah Barlage Bilott
Tim Robbins ... Tom Terp
Bill Pullman ... Harry Dietzler
Bill Camp ... Wilbur Tennant
Victor Garber ... Phil Donnelly
Mare Winningham ... Darlene Kiger
William Jackson Harper ... James Ross
Louisa Krause ... Carla Pfeiffer
Kevin Crowley ... Larry Winter
Bruce Cromer ... Kim Burke
Denise Dal Vera ... Sandra Tennant
Richard Hagerman Richard Hagerman ... Joe Kiger
Abi Van Andel ... Kathleen Welch
John Newberg ... Dr. Gillespie
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Storyline

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic content, some disturbing images and strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

A few minutes after the first meeting between the farmers and Billott, he and colleagues walk beside the famous Cincinnati sculpture The Genius of Water which is the city's symbol. See more »

Goofs

A nighttime shot of 2015 downtown Cincinnati shows a lit up Ferris wheel. The SkyStar Wheel arrived in Cincinnati in 2018. See more »

Quotes

Robert Bilott: You're a run of a mill dump, nothing but trash.
Edward Wallace: You sound like my first girlfriend.
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits : some of the main real characters are shown, and it is revealed that some of the "background artists" were played by other real characters. See more »

Connections

References A Civil Action (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Here I Am Lord
Written by Dan Schutte (as Daniel Schutte)
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User Reviews

 
Disturbingly relevant AND eye opening!
23 December 2019 | by tquillaSee all my reviews

This movie has me pondering every product I use now. Excellent storytelling. Fantastic casting. I even loved how some of the real characters were actually in the film as well. Good cinematography. The only reason I didn't give it a 10 was because it was slow in some parts. Overall, a must see that hopefully changes your life.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

6 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare See more »

Filming Locations:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$102,606, 24 November 2019

Gross USA:

$11,136,084

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,524,472
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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