Insomnia (2002 movie)

2002 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.

Directed byChristopher Nolan
Screenplay byHillary Seitz
Produced byPaul Junger Witt
Edward L. McDonnell
Broderick Johnson
Andrew A. Kosove
StarringAl Pacino
Robin Williams
Hilary Swank
Maura Tierney
Martin Donovan
Nicky Katt
Paul Dooley
CinematographyWally Pfister
Edited byDody Dorn
Music byDavid Julyan
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release dates
May 3, 2002 (Tribeca Film Festival)
May 24, 2002 (United States)
Running time
118 minutes
CountryUnited States
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.