Insomnia (2002 movie)

2002 American psychological thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan

Insomnia is a 2002 American thriller movie directed by Christopher Nolan and written by Hillary Seitz. A remake of the 1997 Norwegian movie of the same name, it stars Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Maura Tierney, Martin Donovan, Nicky Katt, and Paul Dooley. The movie revolves around two Los Angeles homicide detectives investigating a murder in Nightmute, Alaska.

Insomnia
Directed byChristopher Nolan
Produced byPaul Junger Witt
Edward L. McDonnell
Broderick Johnson
Andrew A. Kosove
Screenplay byHillary Seitz
Based on"Insomnia" by Nikolaj Frobenius
Erik Skjoldbjærg
StarringAl Pacino
Robin Williams
Hilary Swank
Maura Tierney
Martin Donovan
Nicky Katt
Paul Dooley
Music byDavid Julyan
CinematographyWally Pfister
Edited byDody Dorn
Production
companies
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
May 3, 2002 (Tribeca Film Festival)
May 24, 2002 (United States)
Running time
118 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$46 million
Box office$113.8 million

Released on May 24, 2002, Insomnia grossed over $113 million worldwide against a production budget of $46 million, and received critical praise for its screenplay, cinematography, direction, and acting, particularly Pacino's and Williams' performances.

Release datesEdit

Country Premiere
  Canada 24 May 2002
  United States 24 May 2002
  New Zealand 6 June 2002
  Hong Kong 20 June 2002
  Mexico 21 June 2002
  Taiwan 21 June 2002
  Peru 25 July 2002
  Colombia 9 August 2002
  South Korea 15 August 2002
  Brazil 16 August 2002
  Russia 16 August 2002
  Norway 23 August 2002
  United Kingdom 30 August 2002
  Ireland 30 August 2002
  Argentina 5 September 2002
  Australia 5 September 2002
  Portugal 6 September 2002
  Japan 7 September 2002
  Estonia 13 September 2002
  Sweden 13 September 2002
  Lithuania 20 September 2002
  Ukraine 25 September 2002
  Israel 26 September 2002
  Finland 27 September 2002
  Czech Republic 3 October 2002
  Hungary 3 October 2002
  Iceland 4 October 2002
  Germany 10 October 2002
  Austria 11 October 2002
  Spain 11 October 2002
  South Africa 11 October 2002
   Switzerland 17 October 2002 (German speaking region)
  Turkey 25 October 2002
  Netherlands 31 October 2002
  Belgium 6 November 2002
  France 6 November 2002
  Italy 8 November 2002
  Denmark 15 November 2002
  Greece 15 November 2002
  India 15 November 2002
  Latvia 15 November 2002
  Egypt 8 January 2003
  Poland 17 January 2003
  Kuwait 4 February 2003
  Uruguay 7 February 2003
  Romania 4 July 2003
  Bulgaria 20 August 2004