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Dark Waters (2019)

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A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

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Todd Haynes

Writers:

Nathaniel Rich (based on The New York Times magazine article "The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare" by), Mario Correa (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Ruffalo ... Rob Bilott
Anne Hathaway ... Sarah Barlage Bilott
Tim Robbins ... Tom Terp
Bill Pullman ... Harry Dietzler
Bill Camp ... Wilbur Tennant
Victor Garber ... Phil Donnelly
Mare Winningham ... Darlene Kiger
William Jackson Harper ... James Ross
Louisa Krause ... Carla Pfeiffer
Kevin Crowley ... Larry Winter
Bruce Cromer ... Kim Burke
Denise Dal Vera ... Sandra Tennant
Richard Hagerman Richard Hagerman ... Joe Kiger
Abi Van Andel ... Kathleen Welch
John Newberg ... Dr. Gillespie
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A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic content, some disturbing images and strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Mark Ruffalo and Tim Robbins were also co-stars in Thanks for Sharing (2012). See more »

Goofs

Early in the film, Rob is driving across a bridge, entering into West Virginia. The bridge he is on is actually the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge (also known as the "Big Mac Bridge" for it's distinctive yellow arches) which crosses the Ohio River between Newport, Kentucky and Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. See more »

Quotes

Sarah's Mother: Rob's missing such a lovely day.
Sarah Barlage Bilott: Law's a jealous mistress, Mom. Means it comes with the territory.
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits : some of the main real characters are shown, and it is revealed that some of the "background artists" were played by other real characters. See more »

Connections

References A Civil Action (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

With Arms Wide Open
Written by Scott Stapp (as Scott A. Stapp) and Mark Tremonti (as Mark T. Tremonti)
Performed by Creed
Published by Reservoir 416 (BMI) obo Reservoir Media Management (Ireland) Limited (PRS) and Tremonti Stapp Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Wind-Up Records/Craft Publishings a division of Concord
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A must see.
20 January 2020 | by jayaxelhickeySee all my reviews

It's very scary but it's all true. Look it up. We are not protected at all. We are just lab rats.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

6 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare See more »

Filming Locations:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$102,606, 24 November 2019

Gross USA:

$11,136,084

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,570,073
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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