Nightcrawler(Movie, 2014)

| 1h 58min | Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
NightcrawlerRating: 3.9/5 (with 3,518 votes) 103
Nightcrawler is a 2014 American thriller film written and directed by Dan Gilroy. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Louis "Lou" Bloom, a stringer who records violent events late at night in Los Angeles and sells the footage to a local television news station. Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, and Bill Paxton also star. A common theme in the film is the symbiotic relationship between unethical journalism and consumer demand. Gilroy originally wanted to make a film about the life of American photographer Weegee but switched focus after discovering the unique narrative possibilities surrounding the stringer profession. He wrote Lou as an antihero, based on the ideas of unemployment and capitalism. Gyllenhaal played a pivotal role in the film's production, from choosing members of the crew to watching audition tapes. Filming took place over the course of four weeks and was a challenging process that included over 80 lo... ()
Movie poster of Nightcrawler

Where to watch Nightcrawler (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Nightcrawler" is currently available on 2 providers. Nightcrawler can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 58min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 58min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 58min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 58min
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

Awards & Nominations for Nightcrawler

Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay

About Nightcrawler

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Trailer for Nightcrawler + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Nightcrawler (2014) Trailer(Trailer, 2:25)

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Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: California
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 32 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/31/2014 (World premiere: 10/23/2014)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Gece Qurdu"
"O Abutre"
"Primicia Mortal"
"Kha'yat ha'laila"
"Lo sciacallo - Nightcrawler"
"Naujienų medžiotojas"
"Primicia mortal"

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