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Worth (2021)

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Critic Consensus: It isn't as hard-hitting as one might expect, but Worth remains a powerfully performed and rewardingly complex dramatization of real-life events.

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Following the horrific 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, Congress appoints attorney and renowned mediator Kenneth Feinberg (Michael Keaton) to lead the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. Assigned with allocating financial resources to the victims of the tragedy, Feinberg and his firm's head of operations, Camille Biros (Amy Ryan), face the impossible task of determining the worth of a life to help the families who had suffered incalculable losses. When Feinberg locks horns with Charles Wolf (Stanley Tucci), a community organizer mourning the death of his wife, his initial cynicism turns to compassion as he begins to learn the true human costs of the tragedy.

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Cast

Michael Keaton
as Ken Feinberg
Stanley Tucci
as Charles Wolf
Amy Ryan
as Camille Biros
Laura Benanti
as Karen Abate
Tate Donovan
as Lee Quinn
Talia Balsam
as Chris Tardio
Chris Tardio
as Frank Donato
Victor Slezak
as John Ashcroft
E.R. Ruiz
as Carlos
Steve Vinovich
as Senator Kennedy
Steve Vinovich
as Senator Kennedy
Shunori Ramanathan
as Priya Khundi
Anthoula Katsimatides
as Myself/Family Member
David Fierro
as Richard
Joe Ragno
as Victor
Bill Winkler
as Senator Hagel
Carolyn Mignini
as Gloria Toms
David Fierro
as Richard
Frank Anello
as Business Commuter
Larry Gevirtz
as Benefit Attendee
Lauren Yaffe
as Benefit Attendee
Ian Blackman
as Tom Schultz Sr.
Bruce Soscia
as Insurance Claimant
Ato Blankson-Wood
as Darryl Barnes
Bruce Soscia
as Insurance claimant(credit only)
Bradford How
as Airline Lobbyist #1
Larry Gevirtz
as Benefit Attendee
Steven Reich
as Airline Lobbyist #2
Lauren Yaffe
as Benefit Attendee
Chris Cardona
as Large Fireman
Liz Cameron
as Family Member/Claimant
Natalie Savage
as Sobbing Woman
Ana Isabel Dow
as Translator
Andy Schneeflock
as Graham Morris
Melissa Miller
as Attorney 2
Andy Schneeflock
as Graham Morris
Scott Matheny
as Claimant
Melissa Miller
as Attorney 2
Bradford How
as Airline Lobbyist #1
Liz Cameron
as Family Member/Claimant
Louis Arcella
as Older Man
Brooke Raymond
as Victim's Family Member
Dannielle Rose
as Feinberg Paralegal
Panama Redd
as Supporting
Tom Bruno
as Blue Collar Man
Carl Salonen
as DoJ Attorney
Laurie Sheppard
as Firefighter's Wife
Carl Salonen
as DoJ Attorney
Stephanie Heitman
as Katherine Wolf
Stephanie Lynn Wilson
as Featured Attendee
Brendan Abbott
as Feinberg Intern
Panama Redd
as Supporting
Robert H Tallia
as Bartender
Lindsay Kraft
as Victim Family Member
John DelVecchio
as Feinberg Lawyer
Michele Gambino
as 9/11 Victim Family Member
Dina Washington
as Receptionist
Pedro Tavarez, Jr.
as Victim Family Member
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All Critics (94) | Top Critics (26)

Colangelo's directing style is both precise and unostentatious. Here, she has given us a film which is unabashedly full of heart without ever veering on the needlessly sentimental.

September 10, 2021 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

You won't find a larger critique of the litigious nature of American society here, nor even the full story of the fund, but no matter. What's there is gripping and thoughtful, with outstanding work by Keating, Tucci and Ryan.

September 9, 2021 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Watching the bureaucracy shift from a source of frustration to comfort gives the film its arresting tension.

September 7, 2021 | Full Review…

A timely and wise film filled with emotion.

September 4, 2021 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

"Worth" is a powerful drama that engages with profound philosophical ideas while being rooted in recognizably human emotions.

September 4, 2021 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
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Initially legalistic and procedural, but then it lightens up a bit and has some really good performances.

September 3, 2021 | Full Review…

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