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The Fifth Estate (2013)

R
128 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.
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Daniel Domscheit-Berg (book "Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website") | David Leigh (book "WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy") | Luke Harding (book "WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy") | Josh Singer (screenplay by)
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Tobias A. Schliessler (as Tobias Schliessler)
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$ 28,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 1,673,351
Gross (USA)
$ 3,255,008
Gross (World)
$ 8,555,008
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Release date
Oct 18, 2013 (United States)

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6.2 / 10 | 35,352 votes