Kill the Messenger

Watch Kill the Messenger

"Can you keep a national secret?"
  • R
  • 2014
  • 6.9  (44,855)
  • 60

Kill the Messenger is a biography drama that was released in 2014. The film centers on a reporter who writes an article on the CIA’s involvement with the contras, and how they were able to pay for the program by bringing cocaine into the US. This resulted in the crack epidemic in poor urban communities across the United States. This results in the reporter being the target of a smear campaign that makes his life exceptionally difficult. Kill the Messenger was directed by Michael Cuesta. It is based on a book by Gary Webb, and the film was made into a screenplay by Peter Landesman. Kill the Messenger features performances by Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Jena Sims. The film is based on the life and struggles of the reporter Gary Webb.

Kill the Messenger
Kill The Messenger
Kill The Messenger

Trailer - 2 min 20 sec

Kill The Messenger: An Eyewitness Account (Featurette)
Kill The Messenger: An Eyewitness Account (Featurette)

Behind the Scenes - 2 min 15 sec

Kill The Messenger: Crack In America (Featurette)
Kill The Messenger: Crack In America (Featurette)

Behind the Scenes - 2 min 50 sec

Kill The Messenger: All Star Cast (Featurette)
Kill The Messenger: All Star Cast (Featurette)

Behind the Scenes - 2 min 31 sec

Kill The Messenger: Hero Journalist (Featurette)
Kill The Messenger: Hero Journalist (Featurette)

Behind the Scenes - 3 min 20 sec

Kill The Messenger: Freeway Ricky Ross
Kill The Messenger: Freeway Ricky Ross

Clip - 1 min 12 sec

Description
Kill the Messenger is a biography drama that was released in 2014. The film centers on a reporter who writes an article on the CIA’s involvement with the contras, and how they were able to pay for the program by bringing cocaine into the US. This resulted in the crack epidemic in poor urban communities across the United States. This results in the reporter being the target of a smear campaign that makes his life exceptionally difficult.

Kill the Messenger was directed by Michael Cuesta. It is based on a book by Gary Webb, and the film was made into a screenplay by Peter Landesman. Kill the Messenger features performances by Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Jena Sims. The film is based on the life and struggles of the reporter Gary Webb.

Kill the Messenger is a 2014 thriller. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 60.

Where to Watch Kill the Messenger

Kill the Messenger is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Netflix, Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Kill the Messenger for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2014
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (44,855)
  • Metascore
    60