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2015 | R | Drama True Story

The film tells the riveting true story of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight investigation team who uncovered a scandal that would rock the city and shock the world. For years, whispers of the Boston Arc...

U.S. Release Date

Spotlight release date was Friday, November 6, 2015. This was a Limited in theaters release.
Friday, November 13, 2015. This was a Expansion release.
Friday, November 20, 2015. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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Cast more cast

Rachel McAdams
Sacha Pfeiffer
Mark Ruffalo
Michael Rezendes
Michael Keaton
Walter 'Robby' Robinson
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Directed by

Tom McCarthy

Screenwriter

Josh Singer
Tom McCarthy

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Rating MPAA

R for some language including sexual references

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The film tells the riveting true story of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight investigation team who uncovered a scandal that would rock the city and shock the world. For years, whispers of the Boston Archdiocese’s cover up of sexual abuse within the Catholic church were largely ignored by the media, the police and the legal system. Against all odds, the spotlight team fought to expose the truth.
official plot version from openroadfilms.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the true story. Project, which was announced in April 2010, is described as in the vein of the classic journalism pic All the President's Men. Producers have secured life rights of the Globe reporters responsible, including Spotlight Team members Michael Rezendes, Sacha Pfeiffer and Matt Carroll, Spotlight Team editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, special projects editor Ben Bradlee Jr. and Globe editor Marty Baron.

Also Known As

  • Untitled Boston Globe Priest Scandal Project

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