The Negotiator is an American crime thriller directed by Felix Gary Gray and James DeMonaco, and Kevin Fox wrote it. In the film, we will see Samuel L. Jackson and Felix Spacey as the protagonists, and the film was released on July 29, 1998; the film did great on the Box Office, and it gathered a massive fanbase. The film has won two awards, and it has a rating of 7.3 on IMDB with more than 100k votes.
Where to Watch?
The Negotiator can be watched online. There are multiple platforms where we can watch this 1998 masterpiece earlier. The show was available to stream on Amazon Prime Video, TubiTV, and it can be rented from AppleTV, YouTube DirecTV, AMC on Demand, and Google Play Movies. The movie is still available on these platforms.
However, a few days ago, Netflix decided to release a list. The OTT platform members would be delighted to know that along with other old and new films, this classic film is available on the oldest OTT company of this industry, from February 1, 2022.
The Plot of the Film
The plot of the film is based in Chicago. Danny Roman is believed to be the best police investigator in Chicago. But one of his friends warns him that someone is committing fraud and using money from the disability fund, but the friend responsible for giving the information about the embezzling of funds was found dead.
The Internal Affairs investigator Niebaum found a piece of possible evidence, a gun, handled by Danny Roman. Danny tried to prove that he was innocent, but his plea for mercy was turned down, so Danny decided to take Niebaum as his hostage and faced Chris Sabian, a proficient and skilled negotiator just like Danny Roman.
The two negotiators face each other in a head-to-head battle, and Danny wants to find out who killed his friend and the person responsible for the embezzlement of funds from the department.
The Cast of the Movie
The movie was amazing, and it had a cast that was full of hardworking and disciplined entertainers. In the film, we can see Samuel L. Jackson in the role of Danny Roman, Kevin Spacey in the role of Chris Sabian, David Morse in the role of Adam Black, Ron Rifkin in the role of grant Frost, John Spencer in the role of Chief AI Travis, J. T. Walsh in the role of Terence Niebaum, Siobhan Fallon Hogan in the role of Maggie.
Paul Giamatti in the role of Rudy, Regina Taylor in the role of Karen Roman, Bruce Beatty in the role of Markus. We can also see Michael Cudlitz in the role of Palermo, Carlos Gomez in the role of Eagle, Tim Kelleher in the role of Argento, Dean Norris in the role of Scott, Nestor Serrano playing the role of Hellman, Doug Spinuzza playing the role of Tonray, Stephen Lee in the role of Farley, and Lily Gibson playing the role of Lily Nicksay.
About the Sequel
At present, there are no talks or rumors related to the film’s sequel. Since the first film ended without a cliffhanger, it can be said that there will be no sequel to The Negotiator. However, you never know if a sequel is being drafted or not and get to see either the actors playing their iconic roles or someone new filling in their shoes.