Silkwood (1983)

R 12/14/1983 (US) DramaThriller 2h 11m

On November 13, 1974, Karen Silkwood, an employee of a nuclear facility, left to meet with a reporter from the New York Times. She never got there.


The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.

  1. Mike Nichols


  2. Nora Ephron


  3. Alice Arlen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Meryl Streep

    Meryl Streep

    Karen Silkwood

  2. Kurt Russell

    Kurt Russell

    Drew Stephens

  3. Cher


    Dolly Pelliker

  4. Craig T. Nelson

    Craig T. Nelson


  5. Fred Ward

    Fred Ward


  6. Diana Scarwid

    Diana Scarwid


  7. Ron Silver

    Ron Silver

    Paul Stone

  8. Charles Hallahan

    Charles Hallahan

    Earl Lapin

  9. Josef Sommer

    Josef Sommer

    Max Richter

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Original Language English

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