2PS: Favorite Fictional or Real-Life Whistleblower Movies

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A movie tribute poll saluting those who courageously who act to stop illegal acts, corruption, fraud or other types of injustice. According to Wikipedia, a whistleblower is a person who exposes any kind of information or activity that is deemed illegal, unethical, or not correct within an organization that is either private or public. The information of alleged wrongdoing can be classified in many ways: violation of company policy/rules, law, regulation, or threat to public interest/national security, as well as, fraud and corruption.

PART ONE: Favorite Fictional Whistleblower Movie

Which movie that tells the story of a fictional whistle blower is your favorite film?
*fictionalized real-life whistleblowers have been classified as fictional for poll

See the partial list of fictional whistleblower movies here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls095351210/
Live Poll: TBD

PART TWO: Favorite Real-Life Whistleblower Movie

Which movie that tells the story of a real-life whistle blower is your favorite film?
*fictionalized real-life whistleblowers have been classified as fictional for poll

See the partial list of real-life whistleblower movies here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls048260552/
Live Poll: TBD

This poll suggestion is a revived archived poll suggestion, Favorite Whistleblower Movie and maybe somewhat related to The Movies That Knew Too Much poll, but with a different set of qualifying criteria. SUGGESTIONS NEEDED of any glaring omitted movie titles, as well as,  any well-known non-American whistleblower movies to diversify the answer pool.
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HONORABLE MENTION WHISTLEBLOWER MOVIES
Famous Real-Life Whistleblower Cases (Not Widely Seen / Low Votes < 1000 IMDb votes)

??? Chasing Madoff 2010 | Movie 6.3 (973)
Real-life whistleblower: Harry Markopolos
Case: Bernie Madoff's Ponzi investment fraud

??? A Good American 2015 | Movie 7.3 (822)
Real-life whistleblowers: William Binney, Kirk Wiebe, Edward Loomis , Diane Roark and Thomas Drake
Case: U.S. NSA's decision to use "Trailblazer", a NSA electronic surveillance program that was a billion-dollar failure over "ThinThread", a less costly in-house program with built-in privacy protections for United States citizens. In a secret 2002 test run, the cheap surveillance tool predicted the attacks on September 11, 2001.

Zero: An Investigation Into 9/11
2008 | Movie 7.8 (650)
Real-life whistleblower: Coleen Rowley
Case: U.S. FBI's organizational lapses and mishandling of terrorist information 30 days before 9/11

National Bird 2016 | Movie 7.1 (521)
Real-life whistleblowers: Heather, Daniel, and Lisa
Case: U.S. Military's Predator drone use for military and covert operations

Semper Fi: Always Faithful 2011 | Movie 7.7 (126)
Real-life whistleblower: Jerry Ensminger
Case: U.S. Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune base water contamination cover-up

My Lai 2010 | TV Episode 8.2 (182)
Real-life whistleblowers: Major Hugh Thompson Jr. and Ron Ridenhour
Case: U.S.-Vietnam War's 1968 My Lai Massacre
 
Fictional Whistleblower (minor plot point)

What's Up, Doc? 1972 | Movie 7.7 (17,807)
Fictional whistleblower: "Mr. Smith"
Case: U.S.A.'s top-secret government information

She Hate Me 2004 | Movie 5.3 (6,989)
Fictional whistleblower: John Henry "Jack" Armstrong
Case: a biotechnology firm's corrupt business practices

Plus, some wecent Whistleblower movie titles.
Real-life whistleblower: Robert Bilott 

Dark Waters
Dark Waters 2019 |  Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, William Jackson Harper, Bill Pullman
Case: DuPont knowingly contaminates the public drinking water supply for decades with the toxic chemicals used to make Teflon. Corporate defense lawyer Bilott brings the case to light and fights a twenty year battle against the chemical giant to win compensation for over 70,000 clients nationwide.
Real-life whistleblowers: Brittany Kaiser, Christopher Wylie, and others


The Great Hack 2019 | Directors: Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Brittany Kaiser, David Carroll, Paul-Olivier Dehaye, Ravi Naik
Case: Facebook's & Cambridge Analytica's data scandal and related manipulation of political elections through personal data mining, targeted social media, and voter mind control, most notably, the Leave.EU Brexit campaign and Donald Trump's 2016 US presidential bid.
Fictional whistleblower: Elena Houghlin

Charlie's Angels 2019 | Director: Elizabeth Banks | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, Elizabeth Banks Case: Brock Industries' head of development, Peter Fleming covers up a dangerous flaw in Calypso, an energy conservation product that can be weaponized and used to trigger fatal seizures in humans.
Fictional whistleblower: Manji Harashima

Whistleblower 2019 | Director: Katsuo Fukuzawa Stars: Aki Asakura, Shingo Fujimori, Isao Hashizume
Case: a mid-sized electronics company's subcontracted product
Fictional whistleblower: Mark
Wei Tang and Jiayin Lei in The Whistleblower 2019
The Whistleblower 2019 | Director/Writer: Xiaolu Xue Stars: Jiayin Lei, Wei Tang, Xi Qi
Case: a Australian mining company employee discovers that new technology developed by the company may be a health risk, and investigates a web of conspiracies in his search for the truth.