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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.

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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

Credited cast:
Anne Hathaway ... Sarah Bilott
Bill Camp ... Wilbur Tennant
Mare Winningham ... Darlene Kiger
Mark Ruffalo ... Robert Bilott
William Jackson Harper ... James Ross
Tim Robbins ... Tom Terp
Bill Pullman ... Harry Dietzler
Victor Garber ... Phil Donnelly
Louisa Krause ... Karla
Kevin Crowley ... Larry Winter
Daniel R. Hill ... DuPont Security Guard
Ming Wang ... Waitress
Sydney Miles ... Laura
Marc Hockl ... Church Goer
Courtney DeCosky ... All American Mom
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A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

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The Truth Has a Man on the Inside


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

thematic content, some disturbing images, and strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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:

$11,886,643
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Todd Haynes' first PG-13 rated film since Far from Heaven (2002). See more »

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Recent model cars are seen in few scenes. See more »

Quotes

Robert Bilott: The system is rigged. The want us to believe that it'll protect us, but that's a lie. We protect us. We do. Nobody else. Not the companies, not the scientists, not the government. Us.
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References A Civil Action (1998) See more »

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Won't Back Down
Written by Tom Petty
Performed by Johnny Cash
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Informative
28 November 2019 | by ilovefoodcomaSee all my reviews

It is great to hear the details of this case from the victims' side other than from the media. Very informative and good flow of the script. Even though it is over 2 hours movie but didn't feel any scene unnecessary. Definitely great directing.


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