R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Journalist Gary Webb, California 1996, started investigating CIA's role in the 1980s in getting crack cocaine to the black part of LA to get money and weapons to the Contras/freedom fighters in Nicaragua.
One of a number of political films / politically themed pictures featuring actor Michael Sheen. The movies include The Deal (2003), The Queen (2006), Frost/Nixon (2008), The Special Relationship (2010), and Kill the Messenger (2014).
Public enemy number one in the United States is drug abuse. In order to fight and defeat this enemy, it is necessary to wage a new, all-out offensive.
Gerald Ford: For nearly a year, I have been devoting increasing attention to a problem which strikes at the very...
In the beginning of the film, it is dated as 1996. Later, when Gary is washing his motorcycle in the parking lot of the apartment complex, the tags on his bike show Oct '95.
Just before the closing credits, there is a short video showing the real Gary Webb at home with his children.
$941,809 12 October 2014