Sunday, February 1, 2015


1983 American Feature

Cast: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson, Diana Scarwid, Fred Ward, Ron Silver, David Strathairn and M. Emmet Walsh
Director: Mike Nichols
Writers: Nora Ephron and Alice Arlen

The story of Karen Silkwood, a worker at a plutonium processing plant who fought to expose blatant worker safety violations at the plant.


  • Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 71% / Audience: 78%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 64% / Audience: 8.4%
  • OMG rating: 8/10

  • DVD: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available


  • Academy Award nominations for Best Director, Actress (Streep), Supporting Actress (Cher), Original Screenplay and Film Editing.
  • BAFTA Award nominations for Best Actress (Streep) and Supporting Actress (Cher).
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress (Cher); Best Motion Picture - Drama, Director, Actress - Drama (Streep) and Supporting Actor (Russell).
  • Writers Guild of America Award nomination for Best Original Drama.


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