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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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Based on The New York Times Exposé. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

DuPont's stock price dropped by 7.15 points from 72.18 to 65.03 the week this movie was released on 12th November. See more »

Goofs

When Rob Bilott begins to sift through the dozens of boxes received in the discovery process from DuPont, he finds a greeting card and lots of dust. Parties in a law suit release *copies* of documents, not originals. 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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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits : some of the main real characters are shown, and it is revealed that some of the background characters were played by people involved with the real case. See more »

Connections

References A Civil Action (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

I Won't Back Down
Written by Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne
Performed by Johnny Cash
Published by Gone Gator Music (ASCAP), EMI April Music Inc.
Courtesy of American Recordings, LLC under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Frightfully disturbing.....
19 January 2020 | by byron-116See all my reviews

Everyone must see Dark Waters to realize how we, the people, are duped by giant corporations. Throw out any Teflon pans and pots you may still have in your kitchen.


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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:

$23,108,017
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.39 : 1
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