The Fifth Estate

You can't expose the world's secrets without exposing yourself.


The Fifth Estate
The Story of Wikileaks, and how a small group of people with skills that could put them on the dark side of the net were able to expose bad deeds by assorted world governments... and the predictable response by said governments.

129 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Sex, Violence).
Biographical, Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Benedict Cumberbatch, Alicia Vikander, Carice van Houten, Dan Stevens, Daniel Brül, Moritz Bleibtreu, Peter Capaldi
Director
Bill Condon
ScreenplayJosh Singer, from the book by Daniel Domschelt-Berg, David Leigh and Luke Harding
MusicCarter Burwell
CinematographyTobias A. Schliessler
EditingVirginia Katz
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2013
Produced byDreamWorks SKG, Reliance Entertainment, Participant Media, Anonymous Content, Blue Sky Films, FBO

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreBiography, drama
LanguageInfrequent, mild to moderate, occasionally strong
NudityNone
SexInfrequent, brief, implied on several instances
ViolenceInfrequent, brief, some blood, strong lanuage in Nairobi
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseInfrequent (social context)
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
2
Music (Scary/Tense)
3
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconIit could and should have been so much better.
8
Metacritic.com
42 critics
10
Rottentomatoes critics
157 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconHeavy on detail and melodrama but missing the spark from its remarkable real-life inspiration, The Fifth Estate mostly serves as a middling showcase for Benedict Cumberbatch's remarkable talent.
8
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
11

What the People say

Internet
4928 Netizens quote icon Cumberbatch shines in a dull and only occasionally interesting account of the Wikileaks story
12

Average .. 50%

10

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