Nightcrawler (2014)

7.5 / Rated by 4 people

117 min.
Plot  Caught stealing from a Los Angeles construction site, Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) attacks a security guard and steals his watch. After negotiating a price for the stolen material at a scrap yard, Bloom asks for a job, but the yard manager tells him he will not employ a thief.

Inspired by a freelance film crew he sees working the scene of a car crash, Lou trades a racing bicycle he has stolen for a camcorder and a radio scanner. He shoots the aftermath of a carjacking and offers his film to a local TV station. The morning news director, Nina (Rene Russo), buys the footage and encourages Lou to continue his work. She stipulates that the station is most interested in footage of violent incidents in affluent neighborhoods since these attract the most viewers. Lou hires an assistant, Rick (Riz Ahmed), a young man desperate for money.

To get better footage, Lou alters crime scenes, including moving a corpse. His work gains traction and he purchases better equipment and a fa...



Jake Gyllenhaal
Louis "Lou" Bloom
Rene Russo
Nina Romina
Bill Paxton
Joe Loder
Kevin Rahm
Frank Kruse


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United States


United States




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