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A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

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Cast

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Megyn Kelly
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Gretchen Carlson
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Kayla Pospisil
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Roger Ailes
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Susan Estrich
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Rupert Murdoch
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Jess Carr
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Beth Ailes
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Lily Balin
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Julia Clarke
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Gil Norman
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Doug Brunt
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Neil Mullen
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Nancy Smith
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Dianne Brandi
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Bill Shine
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Rudi Bakhtiar
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Lachlan Murdoch
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James Murdoch
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Judge Jeanine Pirro
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Gerson Zweifach
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Irena Briganti
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Kimberly Guilfoyle
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Rebekah
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Yardley Brunt
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Yardley Brunt
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Bill O'Reilly
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Rudy Giuliani
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Bret Baier
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Chris Wallace
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Greta Van Susteren
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Juliet Huddy
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Abby Huntsman
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Julie Roginsky
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Harris Faulkner
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Martha MacCallum
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Ainsley Earhardt
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Gerson's Wife
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Alicia
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Neil Cavuto
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Sean Hannity
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Fox & Friends Producer
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Geraldo Rivera
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Martin Hyman
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Male Interviewer
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Female Interviewer
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Alisyn Camerota
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Mercede
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Eddy
Marla Garlin ...
Wardrobe Head
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Cameraman
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Beth's Employee
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Yates Brunt
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Gretchen's Director
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Megyn's Driver
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Factor EP
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Hannity POD Producer
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Convention Washington Post Reporter
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Convention MSNBC Reporter
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Convention ABC Reporter
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Passing Suit
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Darryl
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Olivia
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Sound Man
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Victorious Player
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Roger's Driver
Faryn Einhorn ...
Susan's Assistant
Lawrence Dodson ...
Hoodie Photographer
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Andy Lack
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Megyn's Agent
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Gretchen's Daughter
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Gretchen's Son
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Pat
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Alonzo Case (uncredited)
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Fox Executive (uncredited)
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Waitress (uncredited)
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Survivor (uncredited)
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Flight Attendant (uncredited)
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Mike (uncredited)
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Shelby (uncredited)
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Suzanne Scott (uncredited)
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Paparazzo (uncredited)
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Megyn's Staff (uncredited)
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Dana Perino (uncredited)
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Brian Wilson (uncredited)
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Fox News Anchor (uncredited)
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Greg Gutfeld (uncredited)
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Josh Gordon (uncredited)
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Secretary (uncredited)
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Lucas (uncredited)
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Newsroom Employee (uncredited)
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Australian Assistant to Murdoch (uncredited)
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Zac Ailes (uncredited)
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Steve Centanni (uncredited)
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Ken the Techie (uncredited)
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Fox News Reporter (uncredited)
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Michelle Graham (uncredited)
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Fox News Producer (uncredited)
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Fox Business (uncredited)
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Team Roger Staffer (uncredited)
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Newsroom Employee (uncredited)
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Victim (uncredited)
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News Reporter (uncredited)
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Sandra Smith (uncredited)
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Tourist (uncredited)
Angela Ann Palermo ...
Kelly File Employee (uncredited)
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AJ (uncredited)
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Roger Ailes' Assistant (uncredited)
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Kathryn Murdoch (uncredited)
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Kayla's Date (uncredited)
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Russian Hacker (uncredited)
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News Reporter (uncredited)
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Faye (uncredited)
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Flight Attendant (uncredited)
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Upscale Office Worker (uncredited)
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Fox News Intern (uncredited)
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Russian Hacker (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jay Roach

Written by

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Charles Randolph ... (written by)

Produced by

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Jason Cloth ... executive producer
Chris Conover ... executive producer
A.J. Dix ... producer
Megan Ellison ... executive producer
Karen Ruth Getchell ... associate producer
Aaron L. Gilbert ... producer
Robert Graf ... producer
Michelle Graham ... producer
Beth Kono ... producer
Ashley Levinson ... executive producer
Richard McConnell ... executive producer
Anjay Nagpal ... executive producer
Charles Randolph ... producer (p.g.a.)
Margaret Riley ... producer
Jay Roach ... producer (p.g.a.)
Charlize Theron ... producer (p.g.a.)

Music by

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Theodore Shapiro

Cinematography by

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Barry Ackroyd

Film Editing by

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Jon Poll

Editorial Department

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Joey Amron ... first assistant editor
Hershel Cohen ... finishing producer
Ben Cox ... assistant editor
Ryan C. Fill ... assistant editor
Andy Jurgensen ... assistant editor
Skip Kimball ... digital intermediate colorist
Christopher McDonald ... dailies technician
Ray Ruotolo ... Digital Intermediate Editor
John St. Laurent ... colorist: dailies (additional photography)
Stephanie Thompson ... post-production assistant
Tashi Trieu ... colorist
Patrick M. Allen ... digital intermediate producer (uncredited)

Casting By

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Allison Jones

Production Design by

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Mark Ricker

Art Direction by

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Christopher Brown

Set Decoration by

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Ellen Brill

Costume Design by

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Colleen Atwood

Makeup Department

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David Abbott ... additional makeup artist
Vivian Baker ... makeup department head
Karen Blynder ... makeup artist
Bill Corso ... makeup artist: Nicole Kidman
Claire Doyle ... makeup artist
Jennifer Greenberg ... makeup artist
Kazu Hiro ... Prosthetic makeup designer
Tara Lang ... makeup artist
Adruitha Lee ... Hairstylist: Charlize Theron
Megan Longmeyer ... staff assistant
Randi Mavestrand ... makeup artist
Jaime Leigh McIntosh ... key hair stylist
Bart Mixon ... special makeup effects artist
Anne Morgan ... Hair Department Head
Jessica Nelson ... contact lens painter and technician: Charlize Therone
Margarita Pidgeon ... hair stylist
Richard Redlefsen ... makeup artist / prosthetic makeup artist
Lexx Staats ... makeup artist
Georgette Sweet ... hair stylist
Vincent Van Dyke ... additional prosthetic makeup designer/prosthetic lab
Dana Vargas ... Additional Hairstylist
Cristina Waltz ... key makeup artist
Cody J. Wilkins ... VVDFX Shop Coordinator
Hiro Yada ... Prosthetic makeup artist

Production Management

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Abigail Callahan ... post-production supervisor
Andria Spring ... svp of post production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Aaron C. Fitzgerald ... second assistant director
Daniela Giraldo ... additional set production assistant
Betsy Magruder ... first assistant director
Zack Smith ... second second assistant director
Corinne Wedlake ... additional second assistant director

Art Department

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Adam Alonso ... Art Department Assistant
Damon Bowden ... paint foreman
Richard Brunton ... Leadman
Casey Burr ... assistant props
Raul Contreras ... set dresser
Claire Fredrickson ... set decoration coordinator
M. Marcos Gonzalez ... set dresser
Karen Higgins ... construction coordinator
Nancy Goodman Iland ... food stylist
Chris Larsen ... set dresser
Julia K. Levine ... set designer
Merdyce McClaran ... on-set dresser
Arielle Ness-Cohn ... assistant art director
Gay Perello ... property master
Cody Recker ... set dresser
Aaron Rodriguez ... Standby Painter: additional photography
Nikki Sass ... set dresser
Karen Teneyck ... graphic designer
Mindy R. Toback ... set designer
Lisa Tong ... set decoration buyer
Thomas Traugott ... Leadman
Joel Venti ... storyboard artist
Kathleen Walker ... Art Department Coordinator
Julie Witherington ... assistant property master
Marissa Zajack ... graphic designer

Sound Department

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Davi Aquino ... foley recordist
Phil Brewster ... mix tech
Mark DeSimone ... adr mixer
Jack Heeren ... Foley Mixer
Ando Johnson ... sound designer
Randall L. Johnson ... boom operator
Dan Kenyon ... sound effects editor
Goro Koyama ... foley artist
Krupp ... re-recording mixer: trailer
Andy Malcolm ... foley artist
Michael Miller ... adr mixer
Christian P. Minkler ... re-recording mixer
Chris Navarro ... adr mixer
Lisa Pinero ... production sound mixer
Emma Present ... assistant sound editor
Eva Rismanforoush ... sound utility
John Ross ... re-recording mixer
Jeffrey Roy ... adr mixer
Joe Schiff ... dialogue editor
Kevin Schultz ... foley mixer
Renee Tondelli ... supervising sound editor
Russell Topal ... additional sound effects editor
Don White ... foley recording mixer

Special Effects by

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Brendon O'Dell ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Nikki Jermaczonak ... digital compositor
David D. Johnson ... visual effects supervisor
Kim O'Donnell ... digital compositor
Renée Tymn ... flame artist: Pacific Vision Productions, Inc.

Stunts

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Joe Bucaro III ... stunt driver
Cecile Cubilo ... stunts
Allan Graf ... stunt performer
Emily Newman ... Precision Driver
Sam Bailey ... precision driver (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Alfred Ainsworth Jr. ... video assist
Eric Androvich ... lighting console programmer
Joshua Atkin ... electrician: day player
Josh Benavidez ... second assistant camera
Jessica Lakoff Cannon ... camera operator (as Jessica Lakoff)
Jimmy Cox Jr. ... Rigging Electric
James M. Cox ... Best Boy Rigging Electric
John Curran ... grip
Thomas DeRose ... rigging gaffer (as Tom Derose)
Tana Dubbe ... key grip
Jake Ferrero ... electrician
Jeff Ferrero ... gaffer
Simon Firsht ... Behind the Scenes DP/Cameraman
James Thomas Flynn ... fixtures foreman
Hilary Bronwyn Gayle ... still photographer
Justin Geoffroy ... video assist
Charley Gilleran ... rigging key grip
Kira Hernandez ... assistant camera
Chris Herr ... Movi Operator
Iván Jesús Herrera ... Lighting Programmer: Rigging
Steve Irwin ... video playback supervisor
Chris W. Johnson ... Director of Photography New York Unit
Jason Knobloch ... first assistant camera: New York Unit
Michael Koepke ... grip
Harley Lally ... fixtures technician
King Lanaux ... Rigging Grip
Mark Mann ... best boy electric
Christophor McGovern ... loader: additional
Josh Medak ... B camera operator
Markus Mentzer ... camera operator: additional photography
Kevin J. Miller ... set lighting technician: day player
Ignacio Musich ... first assistant camera: " C" Camera
Mabel Santos Haugen ... second assistant camera: New York Unit
Lucas Staley ... Rigging grip
Kevin Sun ... Loader
Andrew Sykes ... rigging grip
Arthur To ... digital imaging technician
Bradley Everett Wilson ... camera supporter
Daniel Wurschl ... second assistant camera

Casting Department

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Emily Buntyn ... casting assistant
Ben Harris ... casting associate
Rich King ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Amy Arnold ... key costumer
Shealyn Biron ... Costume PA
Carmen Rodrigues Davis ... costumer
Yen Do ... set costumer
Matthew Jerome ... set costumer
Mitchell Ray Kenney ... costume supervisor
Adrian Lubanski ... costumer
Ariana Marciano ... Costume PA
Hannah Peitzman ... costumer
Jack Taggart ... Ager/Dyer
Cesha Ventre ... set costumer
Laura Wong ... assistant costume designer

Location Management

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Chris Baugh ... location manager
Darrin Cummings ... key assistant location manager
Ted Kim ... key assistant location manager
Lee David Lee ... key assistant location manager
Len Murach ... New York
Sofia Ochoa ... Key Assistant Location Manager
Scott Trimble ... location scout

Music Department

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John W. Chapman ... recording editor
Chris Fogel ... music recorded and mixed by
Richard Ford ... music editor
Evyen Klean ... music supervisor
Jason La Rocca ... additional score recording
Julian Nunez ... Assistant to Music Supervisor
Rene Osmanczyk ... Trailer: Score Composer
Anna Romanoff ... Music Coordinator
Denis Surov ... trailer music
Simón Wilson ... Composer's Assistant
Ilyse Wolfe Tretter ... music clearance
David Yousefi ... Composer: TV Spot

Script and Continuity Department

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Babette Stith ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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John M. Ball ... driver
Kimo Han ... driver
Andrew Kapuscinski ... driver
John Oravec ... cast driver
Chris Raines ... transportation captain
Paul E. Stroh ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Nala Alibabaiy ... Paralegal: Legal and Business Affairs
Chrissie S. Vides Alvarado ... Head of Operations: BRON
Ava Amundsen ... Basecamp PA
Amanda Archibald ... Marketing & Publicity: BRON Studios
Elecia Avila ... set production assistant
Jimmy Badstibner ... stand-in
Lauren Baker ... Assistant: B. Kono and A. Dix
Rafaella Biscayn ... ADR
Jesse Bontreger ... production secretary
Tamara Bunker ... basecamp production assistant: reshoots
Paul Conti ... computer/video playback supervisor
Conrad T. Curtis ... production assistant
Sarah Dacey ... Executive Assistant
Adam Davids ... Legal and Business Affairs
David Davoli ... Legal and Business Affairs
Anita Dominguez ... Accounting Clerk
Sarah Fisher ... assistant to jay roach
Jay Floyd ... clearance administrator
Janice Fung ... first assistant accountant
Katy Genovese ... Payroll Accountant
Matthew Gowan ... additional production assistant
Drew Grant ... Assistant Production Coordinator
Elizabeth Himelstein ... dialect coach: Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie
Tomas Johansson ... Stand-in
Kate Kelly ... Production Coordinator
Megan Jo Kilroy ... office production assistant
Dave Landaker ... Video and computer playback engineer
Heather Lapp ... Key crafts service
Gabrielle Lim ... business affairs manager
Samina Martens ... Business Affairs Assistant
Matthias Mellinghaus ... Head of Production: BRON Studios
Robert M. Melnik ... President Business Affairs: Lionsgate
Matthew Monaco ... production accountant
Charlotte Nichol ... Assistant to Margot Robbie
Steven Preston ... production assistant
Deborah Ricketts ... archive researcher
Brodi-Jo Scalise ... production coordinator: BRON Studios
Nicholas Snell ... Office Production Assistant
Jeffrey D. Stevens ... key set medic
Philip J. Strina ... business & legal affairs: Lions Gate
Olivia Winkowitsch ... Office Production Assistant
Alex L. Worman ... unit publicist
Sylvie Yarza ... voice director

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

When Gretchen Carlson slaps Fox News founder Roger Ailes with a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, not a soul could predict what would happen next. Her decision leads to Fox News correspondent Megyn Kelly coming forward with her own story, as well as multiple other women, inciting a movement that reverberates around the world. Written by Jwelch5742

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Taglines Based on a Real Scandal See more »
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Also Known As
  • Scandale (Canada, French title)
  • Scandale (France)
  • Bombshell - Das Ende des Schweigens (Germany)
  • El escándalo (Bombshell) (Spain)
  • 爆炸新闻 (China, Mandarin title)
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Runtime
  • 109 min
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Budget $32,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The scene of Roger Ailes asking Kayla Pospisil to lift up her skirt was filmed with multiple cameras capturing all the angles at once. Jay Roach didn't want Margot Robbie needing to perform that scene for more than one take. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in John Lithgow (2019). See more »
Soundtracks West Hartford See more »
Quotes Roger Ailes: People don't stop watching when there's a conflict. They stop watching when there isn't one.
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