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The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Director: Tom McCarthy
Writer: Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy
Production: N/A
Year: 2015
MetaScore: 93/100
ImdbRating: 8.1
BoxOffice: $45,055,776
Released: 20 Nov 2015
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 124 wins & 143 nominations total

83 Clips & Quotes

I've been through a lot of these now - Spotlight 00:15
I've been through a lot of these now
When you're a poor kid from a poor family religion counts for a lot - Spotlight 00:09
When you're a poor kid from a poor family religion counts...
So just ignore those guys - Spotlight 00:12
So just ignore those guys
I uh got one of those treatment centers - Spotlight 00:26
I uh got one of those treatment centers
Ninety fucking priests In Boston - Spotlight 00:18
Ninety fucking priests In Boston
He didn't try and hide it at all - Spotlight 00:20
He didn't try and hide it at all
I graduated in 1979 and I had no idea about any of this - Spotlight 00:37
I graduated in 1979 and I had no idea about any of this
I'm out of time Jim - Spotlight 00:28
I'm out of time Jim
Hey You're not gonna believe it - Spotlight 00:30
Hey You're not gonna believe it
Robby it's incredible - Spotlight 00:34
Robby it's incredible
Does Jack Dunn work for the school - Spotlight 00:24
Does Jack Dunn work for the school
Has anyone ever said no to a drink with you Pete - Spotlight 00:09
Has anyone ever said no to a drink with you Pete
Looks like a long day - Spotlight 00:06
Looks like a long day
These are substantial - Spotlight 00:28
These are substantial
You know - Spotlight 00:36
You know
You got a lot of people here who respect you Robby - Spotlight 00:35
You got a lot of people here who respect you Robby
Holy shit Robby - Spotlight 00:16
Holy shit Robby
Look I get it no one wants to read - Spotlight 00:32
Look I get it no one wants to read
Look I'm close to stories on 70 priests - Spotlight 00:34
Look I'm close to stories on 70 priests
So the other day I was on the World Wide Web - Spotlight 00:28
So the other day I was on the World Wide Web
Anything Law just turned us down - Spotlight 00:23
Anything Law just turned us down
Ninety fucking priests In Boston - Spotlight 00:04
Ninety fucking priests In Boston
Oh absolutely After the first major scandal in Louisiana - Spotlight 00:16
Oh absolutely After the first major scandal in Louisiana
You know 13 priests in Boston who have molested children - Spotlight 00:28
You know 13 priests in Boston who have molested children
I already sent you a list of names - Spotlight 00:27
I already sent you a list of names
Did you play a sport here Jack - Spotlight 00:34
Did you play a sport here Jack
I think if you really want to understand the crisis - Spotlight 00:23
I think if you really want to understand the crisis
Most of these folks they just want some acknowledgment - Spotlight 00:16
Most of these folks they just want some acknowledgment
Are you threatening me - Spotlight 00:03
Are you threatening me
Three years ago I get a call from an ex priest - Spotlight 00:36
Three years ago I get a call from an ex priest
Richard do you still go to mass - Spotlight 00:23
Richard do you still go to mass
How do you say no to God right - Spotlight 00:04
How do you say no to God right
We understand you've settled several cases against each of them - Spotlight 00:37
We understand you've settled several cases against each of...
You guys gotta understand - Spotlight 00:12
You guys gotta understand
I don't want you recording this in any way shape or form - Spotlight 00:04
I don't want you recording this in any way shape or form
They knew and they let it happen To kids - Spotlight 00:11
They knew and they let it happen To kids
I'm Armenian - Spotlight 00:13
I'm Armenian
This city these people - Spotlight 00:22
This city these people
Did everyone read Eileen McNamara's column this weekend - Spotlight 00:35
Did everyone read Eileen McNamara's column this weekend
He's one of the lucky ones - Spotlight 00:07
He's one of the lucky ones
I was doing my job - Spotlight 00:09
I was doing my job
But if I can be of any help Marty don't hesitate to ask - Spotlight 00:21
But if I can be of any help Marty don't hesitate to ask
We need to focus on the institution not the individual priests - Spotlight 00:30
We need to focus on the institution not the individual...
We've got two stories here - Spotlight 00:15
We've got two stories here
If it takes a village to raise a child - Spotlight 00:06
If it takes a village to raise a child
Sometimes it's easy to forget - Spotlight 00:33
Sometimes it's easy to forget
Jesus Christ - Spotlight 00:54
Jesus Christ
I don't think so - Spotlight 00:54
I don't think so
It's quiet - Spotlight 00:56
It's quiet
NINETY fucking priests - Spotlight 00:56
NINETY fucking priests
After the first major scandal in Louisiana - Spotlight 00:56
After the first major scandal in Louisiana
Most of these folks - Spotlight 00:56
Most of these folks
Everybody's gonna be interested in this - Spotlight 00:40
Everybody's gonna be interested in this
I wanna keep digging - Spotlight 00:40
I wanna keep digging
If you really want to understand the crisis - Spotlight 00:45
If you really want to understand the crisis
You guys gotta understand - Spotlight 00:45
You guys gotta understand
Why do you keep repeating everything I say - Spotlight 01:22
Why do you keep repeating everything I say
I already talked to the Phoenix - Spotlight 01:09
I already talked to the Phoenix
How's that going - Spotlight 00:38
How's that going
How do you say  no  to God - Spotlight 00:38
How do you say no to God
Looks that way - Spotlight 00:53
Looks that way
Are you threatening me - Spotlight 00:39
Are you threatening me
Did you ever try and tell anyone - Spotlight 00:48
Did you ever try and tell anyone
I can't discuss that - Spotlight 00:59
I can't discuss that
Shape or form - Spotlight 00:41
Shape or form
And I was preyed upon by father David Holly in Wester - Spotlight 00:45
And I was preyed upon by father David Holly in Wester
Anthony Benzovich - Spotlight 03:18
Anthony Benzovich
I know there's things you cannot tell people - Spotlight 00:46
I know there's things you cannot tell people
Spotlight - Spotlight 00:43
Spotlight
I'm Armenian - Spotlight 00:53
I'm Armenian
He's one of the lucky ones - Spotlight 00:42
He's one of the lucky ones
Did everyone read Eileen McNamara's column this weekend - Spotlight 02:52
Did everyone read Eileen McNamara's column this weekend
These people - Spotlight 00:46
These people
They knew and they let it happen - Spotlight 00:46
They knew and they let it happen
I was doing my job - Spotlight 00:50
I was doing my job
I'm not crazy - Spotlight 00:51
I'm not crazy
If I can be of any help - Spotlight 00:52
If I can be of any help
We need to focus on the institution - Spotlight 01:03
We need to focus on the institution
Six percent is 90 - Spotlight 00:57
Six percent is 90
This is it - Spotlight 02:09
This is it
I can't speak to what happened before I arrived - Spotlight 00:49
I can't speak to what happened before I arrived
If it takes a village to raise a child - Spotlight 00:49
If it takes a village to raise a child
We've got two stories here - Spotlight 00:49
We've got two stories here

Cast

Mike Rezendes - Mark Ruffalo
Walter 'Robby' Robinson - Michael Keaton
Sacha Pfeiffer - Rachel McAdams
Marty Baron - Liev Schreiber
Ben Bradlee Jr. - John Slattery
Matt Carroll - Brian d'Arcy James
Mitchell Garabedian - Stanley Tucci
Barbara - Elena Wohl
Steve Kurkjian - Gene Amoroso
Peter Canellos - Doug Murray
Helen Donovan - Sharon McFarlane
Jim Sullivan - Jamey Sheridan
Phil Saviano - Neal Huff
Eric Macleish - Billy Crudup
Court Clerk Mark - Robert B. Kennedy
Hansi Kalkofen - Duane Murray
Paul Burke - Brian Chamberlain
Pete Conley - Paul Guilfoyle
Richard Gilman - Michael Countryman
Young Cop - Tim Whalen
Cop in Coffee Shop - Martin Roach
Sports Editor - Brad Borbridge
Bishop - Don Allison
Linda - Patty Ross
Garabedian's Receptionist (as Paloma Nunez) - Paloma Nuñez
Judge Volterra - Robert Clarke
Jack Dunn - Gary Galone
Jon Albano - David Fraser
Receptionist at Judge's Chambers - Paulette Sinclair
Judge Sweeney - Laurie Heineman
Guest List Woman - Elena Juatco
Maryetta Dussourd - Nancy Villone
Female Editor (as Wendy Merry McCarthy) - Wendy Merry
Sacha's Grandmother - Eileen Padua
Middle Age Priest at St. Peter's - Darrin Baker
Middle Aged Man - Brett Cramp
Older Cop - Joe Stapleton
Eileen McNamara - Maureen Keiller
Patrick McSorley (as James LeBlanc) - Jimmy LeBlanc
Principal Bill Kemeza - Tim Progosh
Waiter at Gala - Neion George
Wilson Rogers - Laurie Murdoch
Intern Wanda - Zarrin Darnell-Martin
Young Reporter - Krista Morin
Jim's Wife - Paula Barrett
Herald Reporter Quimby (as Rob De Leeuw) - Rob deLeeuw
Jane Paquin - Nancy E. Carroll
Lisa Tuite - Michele Proude
Ronald Paquin - Richard O'Rourke
Cardinal Law - Len Cariou
Clerk O'Brian - Dennis Lynch
Weeping Man - Mark McGrinder
Rectory Priest - Richard Fitzpatrick
Disgruntled Man - Tom Driscoll
Library Security - Jeffrey Samai
Woman Interviewee - Moira Driscoll
Angry Man - Forrest Weber
Older Southie Woman - Doreen Spencer
Receptionist - Janet Pinnick
Receptionist - Shannon McDonough
Girl at Garabedian's - Shannon Ruth
Boy at Garabedian's - Daniel Ruth
Mother at Garabedian's - Jennifer Ruth
Bad Priest - Timothy Mooney
Boston Globe Security Guard (as Bruce Serafin) - Bruce-Robert Serafin
Angry Man's Sister (as Donna Jahier) - Donna Sue Jahier
Red Sox Announcer (voice) - Edward Brickley
Husband at Church - David Afflick
Baseball Fan - Giovanni Alabiso
Veronica - Lana Antonova
Restaurant Patron - Raffi Atamian
Pedestrian - Michael Balzano III
Passerby - Sophia Bellas
Man on Bike / Pedestrian - David S. Bookbinder
Parishioner - David Boston
Newspaper Employee - Jim Boyd
Reporter at Boston Globe after 9 / 11 - Ben Bradlee Jr.
Business Man / Student - Mark Burzenski
Baseball Fan - Joe Cali
Baseball Fan - Joe Jafo Carriere
Globe Employee - Terry Conforti
Boston Globe Reporter - Guy Cooper
Photographer - Jeffrey Corazzini
Restaurant Patron - Cyndy Day
Boy / Victim at Police Station - Jack Spencer Day
Pedestrian in Crosswalk - Chris De Christopher
Boston Globe Employee - Frank Durant
Red Sox Fan - Allison Dyen
Male Informant at Door - Kris Earle
Pedestrian - Irina Egay
Boston Red Sox Fan - Mark Falvo
Globe Reporter - Kevin Fennessy
Pedestrian - John Franchi
Baseball Fan - John Gigliotti
Business Man - Robert Glenn
Businessman - Tom Granger
Parishioner / Globe - Elaine Victoria Grey
Church member / Globe worker (BG) - Jed Griswold
Pedestrian - Mark Haggett
Boston Globe reporter,Percision driver - London Hall
Newsroom / Dining Patron - Becky Burne Harvey
Boston Globe Staff - Rosemary Howard
Pedestrian - Steven Howitt
Richard Sipe - Richard Jenkins
Red Sox Fan - Glenn W. Kane
Librarian - Colleen Kelly
Boston Reporter - Elena Khan
Paralegal - Robert Kinar
Master Chef - Frantz Louizia
Baseball Fan - Jamie Mazareas
Playground Kid - Gavin Monteiro
Passerby - Jill Morgan
Driver / Fenway Fan - Randy Morris
Cafeteria Patron - Peter Morse
Pedestrian - Alyson Muzila
Driver - Lance Norris
Girl on School Bus - Josette Oberton
Street Driver - Joseph Oliveira
Boston Globe Reporter / precision driver - Richard Pacheco
Parishioner - Emilie Paquet
Police Officer - Dallas Peplow
Baseball Spectator - Sacha Pfeiffer
Red Sox Fan - Doug Reed
Neighborhood Parent - Stew Replogle
Baseball Spectator - Michael Rezendes
Baseball Spectator - Walter Robinson
Pedestrian - Gary Roscoe
Business Woman - Ariana Ruckle
Church Boy - Aaron Snyder
Fenway Fan - P.J. Stack
Boston Globe Employee - David Struffolino
Parishoner / Red Sox Fan - Carole Taylor
Boston Globe Intern - Carl 'CJ' Tempesta
Elaine Carroll - Jami Tennille
Extra character - Luc Turgeon
Globe Staff - George J. Vezina
Baseball Fan - Kyle Viveiros
Red Sox Fan - Peter Lewis Walsh
Pedestrian - Amy Whalen
Maureen - Teresa Wilson