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Kill the Messenger

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6.9/10
Mystery Thriller 
Rated: 18+ (R)20141h 52mOn: Netflix Tags: Suspense Country: America

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.Kill the Messenger featuring Jeremy Renner and Mary Elizabeth Winstead is streaming with subscription on Netflix, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's a drama and mystery movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (44,630 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#1,284 Ranked Movie

#142 Ranked in Biography Movies

#179 Ranked in Movies on Netflix

#265 Ranked in Crime Movies

Kill the Messenger has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (44,630 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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