State of Play
Country of Origin: United States, United Kingdom
Production year: 2009
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 025195-052993
Running time: 2:07 (127 Min.)
Casetype: HD Slim
Format: 2.35:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: September 01, 2009
Collection type: Owned (#3149)
Status: Available
Purchase date: October 13, 2009
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
Academy Award®-winner† Russell Crowe leads an all-star cast, including Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams and Helen Mirren in the blistering thriller about deception, manipulation and corruption.

When D.C. Reporter Cal McCaffrey (Crowe) is assigned to investigate the murder of an assistant to an up-and-coming politician (Affleck), he uncovers a conspiracy that threatens to bring down the nation's power structures. In a town of spin-doctors and wealthy power brokers, he will discover one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love or life is safe.

From director Kevin Macdonald of The Last King of Scotland, State of Play brings together gripping performances, riveting suspense and is "sophisticated, intelligent and powerful" (Shawn Edwards, FOX-TV).

†2001 Best Actor, Gladiator.
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Genres
Drama
Suspense/Thriller
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Universal Pictures
 • Working Title Films
 • Relativity Media
Media Companies:
 • Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish  DTS 5.1
French  DTS 5.1
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Featurettes
 • Deleted Scenes
 • BD-Live
 • Picture-in-Picture
 • U-Control: Washington D.C. Locations
Crew
Direction
Kevin Macdonald....Director
Writing
Matthew Michael Carnahan....Screenwriter
Tony Gilroy....Screenwriter
Billy Ray....Screenwriter
Paul Abbott....Original Material By
Production
Andrew Hauptman....Producer
Tim Bevan....Producer
Eric Fellner....Producer
Paul Abbott....Executive Producer
Liza Chasin....Executive Producer
Debra Hayward....Executive Producer
E. Bennett Walsh....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Justine Wright....Film Editor
Music
Alex Heffes....Composer
Sound
Mark Ulano....Production Sound Mixer
Skip Lievsay....Supervising Sound Editor
Skip Lievsay....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Craig Berkey....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Tim LeBlanc....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Mark Friedberg....Production Designer
Jacqueline West....Costume Designer
Richard L. Johnson....Art Director
Marty Bresin....Visual Effects
Lisa Nora Lovaas....Costume Designer
Felicity Bowring....Make-up Artist
Denise Paulson....Make-up Artist
John Caglione, Jr.....Make-up Artist
John E. Jackson....Make-up Artist
Rhythm & Hues
Robert E. Mercier....Visual Effects
Cast
Russell Crowe....Cal McAffrey
Ben Affleck....Stephen Collins
Rachel McAdams....Della Frye
Helen Mirren....Cameron Lynne
Robin Wright Penn....Anne Collins
Jason Bateman....Dominic Foy
Jeff Daniels....George Fergus
Michael Berresse....Robert Bingham
Harry Lennix....Detective Bell
Josh Mostel....Pete
Michael Weston....Hank
Barry Shabaka Henley....Gene Stavitz
Viola Davis....Dr. Judith Franklin
David Harbour....Pointcorp Insider
Sarah Lord....Mandi
Tuck Milligan....Pointcorp Executive
Stephen Park....Chris Kawai
Brennan Brown....Andrew Pell
Maria Thayer....Sonia Baker
Wendy Makkena....Greer Thornton
Zoe Lister-Jones....Jessy
Michael Jace....Officer Brown
Rob Benedict....Milt
Ladell Preston....Deshaun Stagg
Dan Brown....Vernon Sando
Katy Mixon....Rhonda Silver
Shane Edelman....D.A. Purcell
Maurice Burnice Harcum....Ben's Cashier
Cornell Womack....Junior Detective #1
Nat Benchley....Junior Detective #2
Gregg Binkley....Ferris
Trula Marcus....Carol
Carolyn Barrett....Policewoman Escorting Della
Wil Love....Iowan Congressman
David Copeland Goodman....Graves
John Badila....Mr. James
Brigid Cleary....Mrs. James
Joy Spears....Waitress/Dancer #1
Brandi Oglesby....Waitress/Dancer #2
Stacey Walker....Waitress/Dancer #3
R. B. Brenner....Globe Production Manager
Lucia Navarro....Telemundo Reporter
Chris Matthews....MSNBC Reporter
Lou Dobbs....CNN Reporter
James Vance III....Reporter
Sharon Dugan....Business Woman
Noel Werking....Business Man
Rose Coleman....Jackie
Lee von Ernst....ICU Nurse
Richard Ruyle....Karaoke Singer
Susan Stuart Brazell....Karaoke Bar Hostess
Herbert "Chris" Gordon....News Reporter #1
Keith Anthony Garvin....News Reporter #2
Julie Carey....News Reporter #3
Eun Yang....News Reporter #4
Denae D'Arcy....News Reporter #5
Natasha Chughtai....News Reporter #6
Al Cerullo....Helicopter Pilot
Greg Graham....The Wolf
Eric Hatch....Peter
Josh Rhodes....The Hunter