In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then gets in touch with John Traynor, a paranoid informant. Not without some prodding, Traynor leads her to John Gilligan, the ruthless head of the operation, who does not take kindly to Guerin's nosing.

  1. Carol Doyle

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Mary Agnes Donoghue


  3. Joel Schumacher


Top Billed Cast

  1. Cate Blanchett

    Cate Blanchett

    Veronica Guerin

  2. Gerard McSorley

    Gerard McSorley

    John Gilligan

  3. Ciarán Hinds

    Ciarán Hinds

    John Traynor

  4. Brenda Fricker

    Brenda Fricker

    Bernie Guerin

  5. Don Wycherley

    Don Wycherley

    Chris Mulligan

Full Cast & Crew

Veronica Guerin
Veronica Guerin


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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 17, 2003
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget $17,000,000.00

Revenue $1,569,918.00

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