Jake Gyllenhaal
Director: Dan Gilroy Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
, Rene Russo
Rene Russo
, Bill Paxton
Bill Paxton
Dan Gilroy


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An ambitious young crime journalist probes the dark underbelly of L.A. in this cynical urban drama that marks the feature directorial debut of film writer Dan Gilroy (Real Steal, The Bourne Legacy). Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a petty thief in search of a payday when he stumbles onto the scene of a grisly car accident, and witnesses seasoned "Nightcrawler" Joe Loder (Bill Paxton) gathering video footage for a local news broadcast. Convinced that this is a career he could excel at, Lou promptly purchases a police scanner and a cheap video camera, and hits the streets. In short order Lou has hired an assistant (Riz Ahmed) to help him navigate the city streets, and started selling footage to local TV producer Nina (Rene Russo), one of Joe's regular buyers. A fast learner with an eye for detail, Lou isn't above manipulating a crime scene in order to get a picture that tells a story. When Lou beats the police to the scene of a deadly home invasion in an affluent neighborhood, however, his shocking footage catches the attention of two homicide detectives who suspect he's hiding evidence that could be crucial to their investigation. But that very footage may be just what Lou needs to enter the big time.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/20/2020
UPC: 0191329133095
Original Release: 2014
Rating: R
Source: Universal Mod
Sales rank: 8,052

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jake Gyllenhaal Lou Bloom
Rene Russo Nina
Bill Paxton Joe Loder
Riz Ahmed Rick
Michael Papajohn Security Guard
Marco Rodriguez Scrapyard Owner
James Huang Marcus Mayhem Video
Rick Garcia Rick Garcia
Lea Franklin Female Anchor
Rick Chambers KWLA Anchor Ben Waterman
Holly Hannula KWLA Anchor Lisa Mays
Jonny Coyne Pawn Shop Owner
Nick Chacon Cop #1
Kevin Dunigan Cop #2
Eric Lange Ace Video Cameraman
Alex Ortiz Cop #3
Carolyn Gilroy Jenny
Kevin Rahm Frank Kruse
Ann Cusack Linda
Kiff VandenHeuvel Editor
Christina De Leon Barred Door Woman
Juan Fernández Reporter Ron De La Cruz
Dig Wayne Neighbor
Myra Turley Female Neighbor
Merritt Bailey Freelancer
Lisa Remillard Reporter Deena Rain
Jamie McShane Freaked Motorist
Manuel Lujan Technical Director
Michael Hyatt Detective Fronteiri
Christopher McShane Reporter Joel Beatty
Price Carson Detective Lieberman

Technical Credits
Dan Gilroy Director,Screenwriter
James Berek Sound Mixer
Rob Burgess Asst. Director
Betsy Danbury Executive Producer
Garrick Dion Associate Producer
Robert Elswit Cinematographer
Sven Faulconer Score Composer
Richard L. Fox Asst. Director
Tony Gilroy Producer
John Gilroy Editor
Juliana Guedes Associate Producer
Jake Gyllenhaal Producer
Shawn Holden Sound Mixer
James Newton Howard Score Composer
Jennifer Fox Producer
Michael Kamper Sound Editor
Kevin Kavanaugh Production Designer
David Lancaster Producer
Michel Litvak Producer
Mindy Marin Casting
Naaman Marshall Art Director
Nic Ratner Musical Direction/Supervision
Brian Ross Musical Direction/Supervision
Michael Svitak Camera Operator
Gary Michael Walters Executive Producer
Amy Westcott Costumes/Costume Designer
Stephanie Wilcox Co-producer

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