State of Play



Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out.

  1. Kevin Macdonald


  2. Billy Ray


  3. Tony Gilroy


  4. Matthew Michael Carnahan


  5. Paul Abbott


Top Billed Cast

  1. Russell Crowe

    Russell Crowe

    Cal McAffrey

  2. Ben Affleck

    Ben Affleck

    Stephen Collins

  3. Rachel McAdams

    Rachel McAdams

    Della Frye

  4. Helen Mirren

    Helen Mirren

    Cameron Lynne

  5. Robin Wright

    Robin Wright

    Anne Collins

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State of Play
State of Play


Status Released

Release Information

  • April 17, 2009


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 7m

Budget $60,000,000.00

Revenue $87,784,194.00



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