Nightcrawler is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling—where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars. Aided by Nina (Rene Russo), a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
Ratings and Reviews
- Average 8.2/10
- Fresh 232
- Rotten 12
Critics Consensus: Restless, visually sleek, and powered by a lithe star performance from Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler offers dark, thought-provoking thrills.
Violent but thoughtful thriller about the state of media.
Cast & Crew
- Open Road Films
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- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- French (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.