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"Silkwood" quotes

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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.

Director: Mike Nichols
Writer: Nora Ephron, Alice Arlen
Production: N/A
Year: 1983
MetaScore: 64/100
ImdbRating: 7.1
BoxOffice: $35,615,609
Released: 27 Jan 1984
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 2 wins & 18 nominations total

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Karen Silkwood - Meryl Streep
Drew Stephens - Kurt Russell
Winston - Craig T. Nelson
Angela - Diana Scarwid
Morgan - Fred Ward
Paul Stone - Ron Silver
Earl Lapin - Charles Hallahan
Max Richter - Josef Sommer
Thelma Rice - Sudie Bond
Quincy Bissell - Henderson Forsythe
Gilda Schultz - E. Katherine Kerr
Mace Hurley - Bruce McGill
Curtis Schultz - J.C. Quinn
Jimmy - Les Lannom
Walt Yarborough - M. Emmet Walsh
Doctor at Union Meeting - Graham Jarvis
Los Alamos Doctor - James Rebhorn
Pete Dawson - Ray Baker
2nd Los Alamos Doctor - Michael Bond
Man in Lunchroom - Bill Cobbs
Zachary - Norman Colvin
Stewardess - Kathie Dean
Randy Fox - Gary Grubbs
Karen's Child - Susan McDaniel
Karen's Child - Tana Hensley
Karen's Child - Anthony Fernandez
May Bissell - Betty Harper
Linda Dawson - Tess Harper
2nd Doctor at Union Meeting - Anthony Heald
Nurse - Nancy Hopton
Nurse - Betty King
Man at Fence - Dan Lindsey
Man with Flashlight - John Martin
Bill Charlton - Vern Porter
Man in Moonsuit - Don Slatton
3rd Los Alamos Doctor - Tom Stovall
Airline passenger - John Addington
Plant Manager - Jim Beaver
Woman in Bar - Pamela Clay
Dolly Pelliker -