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Silkwood (1983) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

1310

Avg. Rating:

2.95/4

# of Ratings:

64

Genres:

Biography, Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

12/14/1983

DVD Release:

07/25/2017

Director:

Mike Nichols

Actors:

Meryl Streep
Kurt Russell
Cher
Craig T. Nelson
Fred Ward
Diana Scarwid

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Karen Silkwood worked at the Kerr-McGee nuclear power plant in Oklahoma and was about to go public with the dangerous practices there before dying under mysterious circumstances. This is her story. -- Chris Kavan

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donkeyknight 05/02/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Too much circumstancial to justify calling her a crusader. (Or making AFI's Heroes List-c'mon!) And "free spirited existence"? That's a nice euphemism.

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serioussir 05/20/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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A powerful, disturbing, dramatic true story. Streep and Cher are great. Everyone should see this at least once.

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11/14/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Carefree wastrel turned nuclear whistleblower.

A trio of strong performances carry the biographical drama 'SILKWOOD' together. Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, and Cher play a ragtag threesome living together and working at the same nuclear power plant.
Unfortunately, they discover that the plant is grossly negligent to worker safety and some employees might be contaminated by dangerous radioactive material. Streep plays the lead Karen Silkwood who joined her local union to combat the plant's dangerous conditions. It's an interesting character who doesn't have all the answers and makes mistakes but isn't intimidated by her superiors or coworkers.
Even if you removed the conspiracy thriller aspect of the plot, it's an interesting character study about the interactions between Silkwood, her gruff boyfriend (Russell), and their lesbian r...

Rating of
3/4 

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