"The Insider" quotes

The Insider poster
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes exposé on Big Tobacco.

Director: Michael Mann
Writer: Marie Brenner, Eric Roth, Michael Mann
Production: N/A
Year: 1999
MetaScore: 84/100
ImdbRating: 7.8
BoxOffice: $29,089,912
Released: 05 Nov 1999
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 23 wins & 58 nominations total

57 Clips

It's on the record - The Insider 00:47
It's on the record
It's all dark except the tenth floor - The Insider 00:43
It's all dark except the tenth floor
In all that time - The Insider 01:05
In all that time
I'm not touching my film - The Insider 00:55
I'm not touching my film
I'm Lowell Bergman - The Insider 00:30
I'm Lowell Bergman
I'm just a commodity to you - The Insider 00:40
I'm just a commodity to you
I'm about out of moves - The Insider 00:37
I'm about out of moves
I want you to tell him - The Insider 00:40
I want you to tell him
I told the truth - The Insider 00:10
I told the truth
I never left a source hang out to dry - The Insider 00:43
I never left a source hang out to dry
I know what you're facing - The Insider 02:16
I know what you're facing
I heard Wigand's deposition got sealed - The Insider 00:29
I heard Wigand's deposition got sealed
I have to put my family's welfare on the line here - The Insider 00:56
I have to put my family's welfare on the line here
I find chemistry to be magical - The Insider 00:31
I find chemistry to be magical
You pay me to go get guys like Wigand - The Insider 02:01
You pay me to go get guys like Wigand
You manipulated me - The Insider 01:38
You manipulated me
I can't seem to find the criteria to decide - The Insider 00:45
I can't seem to find the criteria to decide
I am trying to protect you - The Insider 00:21
I am trying to protect you
How did a radical journalist from Ramparts Magazine end up at CBS - The Insider 00:33
How did a radical journalist from Ramparts Magazine end up...
Get some perspective - The Insider 00:49
Get some perspective
Fame has a fifteen minute half life - The Insider 00:20
Fame has a fifteen minute half life
Do you have a history of emotional problems - The Insider 00:29
Do you have a history of emotional problems
Did I get you up - The Insider 00:30
Did I get you up
Came up through sales - The Insider 00:36
Came up through sales
Because I'm getting two things - The Insider 00:24
Because I'm getting two things
Are you suggesting that she and Eric are influenced by money - The Insider 00:40
Are you suggesting that she and Eric are influenced by money
And that's what cigarettes are for - The Insider 00:44
And that's what cigarettes are for
And do you wish you hadn't come forward - The Insider 01:00
And do you wish you hadn't come forward
And 30 million people hear what you gotta say - The Insider 03:52
And 30 million people hear what you gotta say
Am I missing something - The Insider 01:07
Am I missing something
ABC Telemarketing Company - The Insider 03:14
ABC Telemarketing Company
You cut the guts out of what I said - The Insider 00:40
You cut the guts out of what I said
Will you tell him that when I conduct an interview - The Insider 00:23
Will you tell him that when I conduct an interview
Who are these people - The Insider 00:30
Who are these people
Where's the rest - The Insider 02:04
Where's the rest
What's this have to do with the price of tea in China - The Insider 00:18
What's this have to do with the price of tea in China
What you're saying is it wasn't enough to fire me for no good reason - The Insider 01:04
What you're saying is it wasn't enough to fire me for no...
What the hell do you think I am - The Insider 00:30
What the hell do you think I am
What does this guy have to say that threatens these people - The Insider 00:30
What does this guy have to say that threatens these people
What do you think - The Insider 00:59
What do you think
What do I tell the my source for the next tough story - The Insider 00:34
What do I tell the my source for the next tough story
We've got a guy who wants to talk - The Insider 00:23
We've got a guy who wants to talk
We have rights here - The Insider 00:18
We have rights here
'Tortious interference - The Insider 00:21
'Tortious interference
This is my house - The Insider 02:14
This is my house
'the worse kind of an organized smear campaign against a Whistleblower' - The Insider 01:27
'the worse kind of an organized smear campaign against a...
The Wall Street Journal - The Insider 02:14
The Wall Street Journal
The unlimited checkbook - The Insider 02:09
The unlimited checkbook
That's the power you have - The Insider 00:36
That's the power you have
That means you don't talk - The Insider 02:36
That means you don't talk
Stay  away  from me - The Insider 00:15
Stay away from me
Sheikh Fadlallah - The Insider 00:54
Sheikh Fadlallah
Sandefur say before Congress that he believed nicotine was not addictive - The Insider 07:59
Sandefur say before Congress that he believed nicotine was...
Or are you a newsman - The Insider 00:16
Or are you a newsman
Now are you going to go and do this thing or not - The Insider 00:17
Now are you going to go and do this thing or not
Let's go to court - The Insider 00:11
Let's go to court
In the real world - The Insider 02:34
In the real world

Cast

Lowell Bergman - Al Pacino
Jeffrey Wigand - Russell Crowe
Mike Wallace - Christopher Plummer
Liane Wigand - Diane Venora
Don Hewitt - Philip Baker Hall
Sharon Tiller - Lindsay Crouse
Debbie De Luca - Debi Mazar
Eric Kluster - Stephen Tobolowsky
Richard Scruggs - Colm Feore
Ron Motley - Bruce McGill
Helen Caperelli - Gina Gershon
Thomas Sandefur - Michael Gambon
John Scanlon - Rip Torn
Mrs. Williams - Lynne Thigpen
Barbara Wigand - Hallie Eisenberg
Norman the Cameraman - Michael Paul Chan
Mrs. Wigand - Linda Hart
Mark Stern - Robert Harper
FBI Agent Robertson - Nestor Serrano
NY Times Reporter - Pete Hamill
Tobacco Lawyer - Wings Hauser
Sheikh Fadlallah - Cliff Curtis
Deborah Wigand - Renee Olstead
Michael Moore - Mike Moore
Sandefur's Lawyer - Gary Sandy
John Harris - Willie C. Carpenter
Charlie Phillips - Paul Butler
Jack Palladino - Jack Palladino
Sandra Sutherland (as Megan Odabash) - Megan Odebash
Seelbach Hotel Manager - Roger Bart
Hezbollah Interpreter (as Alan DeSatti) - Alan Desatti
Hezbollah Head Gunman - Sayed Badreya
Doug Oliver - FDA - Chris Ufland
Private Investigator (as Doug McGrath) - Douglas McGrath
Intense Young Intern - Bill Sage
Baldo the Editor - Joseph Hindy
FBI Agent #1 - Dennis Garber
FBI Agent #2 - Tim Grimm
Geologist / FBI Man - Paul Perri
Geologist / FBI Woman - Wanda De Jesus
Policeman (as Robert Brink) - Robert Patrick Brink
Bill Felling - V.J. Foster
FBI Agent #3 - James Harper
Lowell's Son - Eyal Podell
Sharon's Son - Breckin Meyer
John Telefarro - David Roberson
Private Security Guard - Gregg E. Muravchick
Subpoena Man (as William P. Bradford II) - William P. Bradford
Local Newscaster (as David Carr) - David Clyde Carr
Seelbach Hotel Desk Clerk - Ann Reskin
Edie Magnus - Claire Slemmer
Dan Rather - Steve Salge
Mississippi Reporter - Derrick Jones
B & W Male Security Officer (as Donald F. Burbrink II) - Donald F. Burbrink
Junior Lawyer - Vyto Ruginis
B & W Uniformed Security Officer - George R. Parsons
Mississippi Court Stenographer - Isodine Loury
Mr. Scruggs' Assistant - Charlene Bosarge
Japanese Waitress - Saemi Nakamura
Police Detective - Ronal G. Yokley
Stage Manager - Bob Lazarus
New Media Photographer (as Robert Ragno Jr.) - Robert J. Ragno Jr.
Production Assistant - Nathan Lewis Hill
Mike Wallace's Assistant - Paula Bisbikos
CBS News Producer - Christi Evans
Soundman (as Knox Grantham White) - Knox White
A Student - Amy L. Caudill
A Student - Cara Briese
Attorney on Street - Brian Canberg
Tobacco Executive - David C. Fisher
Man with Drink - J.B. Flinn
Businessman at Airport - Phil Hawn
Teenager in Cafeteria - Tom Jones
Man at Airport - Zane Lamprey
Patron - Don Langley
Self - Clyde Lee
Al Pacino's Double - Vin Morreale Jr.
TV Camera Crew at Trial - Roger Phenix
Courthouse Press Member - Scott Ritcher
New Orleans murder scene onlooker - Ted Speaker
Courthouse Press Member - Robbie G. Tomlin