Dr. Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe) knows that the information he holds concerning the truth about cigarette addiction and tobacco industry malpractice could open a floodgate of litigation against Big Tobacco. After Wigand contacts Lowell Bergman (Al Pacino), a producer for CBS's "60 Minutes," the industry sets out to discredit the doctor and shut him down any way they can. With Bergman's backing, Wigand's story finally makes it to the air and the two men form a relationship built upon a shared struggle to reveal the truth despite personal and professional hardships. Directed by Michael Mann. With Christopher Plummer, Michael Gambon and Diane Venora. Categories: Biography, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1999.
Russell Crowe in The Insider
A brutal mass killing at an all-night coffee shop brings three cops with different attitudes and agendas onto the case. Ed Exley (Guy Pearce) is an straight-laced, by-the-book detective trying to live up to his family name. Bud White (Russell Crowe) is a tough, seasoned cop with a temper, whose ex-partner was one of the killer's victims. Jack Vincennes (Kevin Spacey) a slick Hollywood cop, who takes down celebrities for the kickbacks and notoriety. Together, they uncover a deadly conspiracy involving crooked cops and a beautiful blonde (Kim Basinger). Directed by Curtis Hanson. With James Cromwell and Danny DeVito. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1997.
Russell Crowe in L.A. Confidential
The Lady (Sharon Stone), a female gunslinger, rides into Redemption, Arizona to carry out a deeply personal vendetta. As Herod (Gene Hackman), the cruel ruler of the small Western town, plans a quick draw competition designed to eliminate his competition, a group of outlaws, gunfighters and trick shooters move into town, intent on proving their superior skills. After meeting Cort (Russell Crowe), a reformed killer forced into the contest by Herod, the Lady finds that they share a common enemy and the two devise a plan to free Redemption from oppression. Directed by Sam Raimi. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Gary Sinise and Tobin Bell. Categories: Action, Adventure, Western. Year: 1995.
Russell Crowe in The Quick and the Dead