Spotlight on Netflix: Date, Plot, & Reviews on Netflix: Release Date & Details


Spotlight is a movie directed by Tom McCarthy. The movie stars Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams and Liev Schreiber. This biography movie was originally released on Friday, November 20, 2015 and currently has 8.1 rating on IMDb.

Is Spotlight on Netflix?

Yes, Spotlight is on Netflix. You can stream Spotlight on Netflix starting Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 12 AM PT / 3 AM ET. Discover everything released on July 22nd and what’s new on Netflix in July 2020.

Below you can view Spotlight plot, streaming info, reviews, trailer, and much more about the movie.

Netflix release date July 22, 2020
Time 3:00 AM ET / 12:00 AM PT
Stream Netflix
Starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams and Liev Schreiber
Genre Biography
Rating R

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Movie summary

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Spotlight is a movie released in 2015. For more information you can view the official website and also Spotlight on Netflix.


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Spotlight is a biography movie with a 97% score on Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (408,221 votes). The ratings are accurate at the time of writing and are not updated in real-time, but we continue to update Spotlight’s ratings frequently.

IMDb 8.1
RottenTomatoes 97%
MetaCritic 93

Parental Rating

Here is what parents should to know – Spotlight parental rating is R. An R (Restricted) content rating means anyone under 17 requires an accompanying parent or adult guardian. TV-MA and R are about equivalent ratings content-wise.

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