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In 2001, editor Marty Baron (Michael Keaton) of <em>The Boston Globe</em> assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter “Robby” Robinson, reporters Michael Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo), Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

Released:
November 07, 2015

Cast:

Michael Keaton
Mark Ruffalo
Rachel McAdams
Liev Shreiber
John Slattery
Brian d’Arcy James
Stanley Tucci

Director:
Thomas McCarthy

Written by:
Thomas McCarthy, Josh Singer

Distributor:
Open Road Films

Metacritic Score:
87%

Rotten Tomatoes Score:
93%