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  • The Dissident (2020)
  • PG-13
    119 min | Documentary, Crime, Thriller
The Dissident (2020)
PG-13
119 min | Documentary, Crime, Thriller

When Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappears in Istanbul, his fiancée and dissidents around the world piece together the clues to a murder and expose a global cover up.
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Bryan Fogel (p.g.a.) | Thor Halvorssen (p.g.a.) | Mark Monroe (p.g.a.) | Jake Swantko (p.g.a.)
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Jan 8, 2021 (United States)

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53 cast members
Name Known for
Omar Abdulaziz
Self - Blogger and Activist (as Omar Abdulaziz Alzahrani) Self - Blogger and Activist (as Omar Abdulaziz Alzahrani)   See fewer
Irfan Fidan
Self - Chief Prosecutor, Istanbul Self - Chief Prosecutor, Istanbul   See fewer
Recep Kiliç
Self - Istanbul Forensic Police (as Recep Killic) Self - Istanbul Forensic Police (as Recep Killic)   See fewer
Wadah Khanfar
Self - Former Managing Director, Al Jazeera Self - Former Managing Director, Al Jazeera   See fewer
Resul Serdar Atas
Self - Director of News, TRT Arabic (as Serdar Atas) Self - Director of News, TRT Arabic (as Serdar Atas)   See fewer
John O. Brennan
Self - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Director 2013 - 2017 (as John Brennan) Self - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Director 2013 - 2017 (as John Brennan)   See fewer
Ayman Nour
Self - Former Egyptian Presidential Candidate Self - Former Egyptian Presidential Candidate   See fewer
Iyad El-Baghdadi
Self - Arab Activist and Dissident Self - Arab Activist and Dissident   See fewer
Shane Harris
Self - Intelligence and National Security Journalist, The Washington Post Self - Intelligence and National Security Journalist, The Washington Post   See fewer
Hatice Cengiz
Self - Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée Self - Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée   See fewer
Mohamed Soltan
Self - Egyptian American Activist Self - Egyptian American Activist   See fewer
David Ignatius
Self - Associate Editor, The Washington Post Self - Associate Editor, The Washington Post   See fewer
Turan Kislacki
Self - President, Turkish-Arab Media Assoc. Self - President, Turkish-Arab Media Assoc.   See fewer
Fatih Öke
Self - Executive Director, Turkish-Arab Media Assoc. Self - Executive Director, Turkish-Arab Media Assoc.   See fewer
Fred Ryan
Self - Publisher and CEO, The Washington Post Self - Publisher and CEO, The Washington Post   See fewer
Yasin Aktay
Self - AK Party Chairman Advisor (as Prof. Dr. Yasin Aktay) Self - AK Party Chairman Advisor (as Prof. Dr. Yasin Aktay)   See fewer
Fahrettin Altun
Self - Communications Director, Republic of Turkey Self - Communications Director, Republic of Turkey   See fewer
Abdulhamit Gul
Self - Minister of Justice, Republic of Turkey (as Abdülhamit Gül) Self - Minister of Justice, Republic of Turkey (as Abdülhamit Gül)   See fewer
John Scott-Railton
Self - Senior Researcher, Citizen Lab Self - Senior Researcher, Citizen Lab   See fewer
Anthony J. Ferrante
Self - White House Cyber Security Chief, 2015 - 2017 Self - White House Cyber Security Chief, 2015 - 2017   See fewer
Agnès Callamard
Self - Special Rapporteur, United Nations Self - Special Rapporteur, United Nations   See fewer
David Kaye
Self - Special Rapporteur, United Nations Self - Special Rapporteur, United Nations   See fewer
Muqrin bin Abdulaziz
Self - Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (archive footage) Self - Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (archive footage)   See fewer
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Self - King of Saudi Arabia (archive footage) Self - King of Saudi Arabia (archive footage)   See fewer
Turki Al-Faisal
Self - Former Intelligence Director, Saudi Arabia (archive footage) (as Prince Turki Al Faisa) Self - Former Intelligence Director, Saudi Arabia (archive footage) (as Prince Turki Al Faisa)   See fewer
Adel Al-Jubeir
Self - Saudi Foreign Minister (archive footage) Self - Saudi Foreign Minister (archive footage)   See fewer
Salman Al-Odah
Self - Cleric Turned Advocate (archive footage) Self - Cleric Turned Advocate (archive footage)   See fewer
Mohammed Al-Otaibi
Self - Consul General (archive footage) Self - Consul General (archive footage)   See fewer
Saud Al-Qahtani
Self - Saudi Royal Court Advisor (archive footage) Self - Saudi Royal Court Advisor (archive footage)   See fewer
Essam Al-Zamil
Self - Economist and Blogger (archive footage) Self - Economist and Blogger (archive footage)   See fewer
Malek Alrougui
Self - Host, MBC Network (archive footage) Self - Host, MBC Network (archive footage)   See fewer
Ahmad Abdulaziz Alzahrani
Self - Jailed Brother of Omar Abdulaziz Alzahrani (archive footage) Self - Jailed Brother of Omar Abdulaziz Alzahrani (archive footage)   See fewer
Mijed Abdulaziz Alzahrani
Self - Jailed Brother of Omar Abdulaziz Alzahrani (archive footage) Self - Jailed Brother of Omar Abdulaziz Alzahrani (archive footage)   See fewer
Ahmed Asiri
Self - Saudi Arabia's Deputy Head of Military Intelligence (archive footage) (as Ahmed al-Asiri) Self - Saudi Arabia's Deputy Head of Military Intelligence (archive footage) (as Ahmed al-Asiri)   See fewer
Jeff Bezos
Self - Owner, The Washington Post (archive footage) Self - Owner, The Washington Post (archive footage)   See fewer
Bob Corker
Self - U.S. Senator (archive footage) Self - U.S. Senator (archive footage)   See fewer
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Self - President of Turkey (archive footage) Self - President of Turkey (archive footage)   See fewer
Lindsey Graham
Self - U.S. Senator (archive footage) Self - U.S. Senator (archive footage)   See fewer
Gina Haspel
Self - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Director (archive footage) Self - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Director (archive footage)   See fewer
Robert G. Kaiser
Self - Associate Editor, The Washington Post (archive footage) Self - Associate Editor, The Washington Post (archive footage)   See fewer
Jamal Khashoggi
Self - Murdered Washington Post Journalist (archive footage) Self - Murdered Washington Post Journalist (archive footage)   See fewer
Jared Kushner
Self - Senior Advisor to President Trump (archive footage) Self - Senior Advisor to President Trump (archive footage)   See fewer
Hosni Mubarak
Self - Former President of Egypt (archive footage) Self - Former President of Egypt (archive footage)   See fewer
Maher Mutreb
Self - Intelligence Officer, Saudi Arabia (archive footage) Self - Intelligence Officer, Saudi Arabia (archive footage)   See fewer
Muhammad bin Nayef
Self - Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (archive footage) Self - Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (archive footage)   See fewer
Rand Paul
Self - U.S. Senator (archive footage) Self - U.S. Senator (archive footage)   See fewer
Prince Charles
Self - Prince of Wales (archive footage) Self - Prince of Wales (archive footage)   See fewer
Princess Diana
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Mohammad Bin Salman
Self - Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (archive footage) Self - Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (archive footage)   See fewer
Donald Trump
Self - President of the United States (archive footage) Self - President of the United States (archive footage)   See fewer
Salah Mohammed Tubaigy
Self - Head of the Saudi Scientific Council of Forensics (archive footage) Self - Head of the Saudi Scientific Council of Forensics (archive footage)   See fewer
Fareed Zakaria
Self - Host, Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria (archive footage) Self - Host, Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria (archive footage)   See fewer
Nancy Pelosi
Self - Speaker of the House (uncredited) Self - Speaker of the House (uncredited)   See fewer
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