Kill the Messenger

Can you keep a national secret?

Categories: Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 2014-10-09
Run time: 112 minute / 1:52
Budget: $5,000,000
Revenue: $5,218,973
Director: Michael Cuesta
Writer: Peter Landesman
Production Companies : The Combine, Bluegrass Films
Production Country: United States of America


Jeremy Renner
as Gary Webb
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
as Anna Simons
Michael Sheen
as Fred Weil
Ray Liotta
as John Cullen
Robert Patrick
as Ronny Quail
Andy GarcĂ­a
as Norwin Meneses
Paz Vega
as Coral Baca
Michael Kenneth Williams
as Ricky Ross
Rosemarie DeWitt
as Sue Webb
Tim Blake Nelson
as Alan Fenster
Barry Pepper
as Russell Dodson
Oliver Platt
as Jerry Ceppos
Richard Schiff
as Richard Zuckerman
Jena Sims
as Quail's Girlfriend
Joshua Close
as Rich Kline
Yul Vazquez
as Danilo Blandon
Lucas Hedges
as Ian Webb
Matthew Lintz
as Eric Webb
Gil Bellows
as DEA Agent Miller
Steve Coulter
as Anonymous Agent
Dan Futterman
as Leo Wolinsky
Susan Walters
as Los Angeles Times Editor
David de Vries
as Washington Post Editor
David Lee Garver
as Doug Farah
Rhoda Griffis
as Female Anchor
Jen Harper
as Ricky Ross Trial Judge
David Alessi
as DEA Agent (uncredited)
Grace Baine
as Reporter Washington Post (uncredited)
Shaira Barton
as DC Business Woman (uncredited)
Nancy Reagan
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
Pamela Abdy Producer
Jeremy Renner Producer
Scott Stuber Producer

Sean Bobbitt Cinematography

Nathan Johnson Music

Naomi Despres Producer

Michael Cuesta Director

Peter Landesman Screenplay

Louis Phillips Executive In Charge Of Production

Gary Webb Novel

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