Nightcrawler

The City Shines Brightest at Night


Nightcrawler
A desperate young man stumbles onto the world of crime scene journalism. He obtains his own equipment and is soon making good money from other people's misfortunes, selling the footage to local television stations. Somewhere along the way he starts to blur the line between observer and participant, which attracts the attention of the local police. The film has numerous awards and noms to its credit.

117 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Violence).
Crime, Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, James Huang
Director
Dan Gilroy
ScreenplayDan Gilroy
MusicJames Newton Howard
CinematographyRobert Elswit
EditingJohn Gilroy
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2014
Produced byBold Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageModerate impact, frequent, conversational and aggressive
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceModerate impact, fairly frequent, realistic, implied, psychological with blood letting
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

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

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
17 +
Positive messages
0
Positive role models
0
Violence
4
Sex
1
Language
4
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
0

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Geoffrey McNab quote iconWarped snapshot of the American dream.
15
Die Burger
Rozanne Els quote iconGrenslose nuushond.
15
Cape Times
Jordan Mintzer quote iconUnhinged loner.
10
Metacritic.com
45 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
222 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Restless, visually sleek, and powered by a lithe star performance from Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler offers dark, thought-provoking thrills.
19
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
16
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconViolent but thoughtful thriller about the state of media.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
521 users
17
Rottentomatoes users
67841 users
16
Internet
142309 Netizens quote iconTHE Film of the year
16

Average .. 77%

15

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