• R
  • 2005
  • 128 min
  • USA
  • drama, thriller

A politically charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it.

Director: Stephen Gaghan

Screenwriter: Stephen Gaghan

Stars: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright

Ambitious, complicated, intellectual, and demanding of its audience, Syriana is both a gripping geopolitical thriller and wake-up call to the complacent.


  • Stephen Gaghan
    Stephen Gaghan

    Stephen Gaghan (born May 6, 1965) is an American screenwriter and director. He is noted for writing the screenplay for Steven Soderbergh's film Traffic, based on a Channel 4 series, for which he won the Academy Award, as well as Syriana which he wrote and...

Main Cast


Producer: Jennifer Fox, Georgia Kacandes, Michael Nozik

Editor: Tim Squyres

Casting: Estelle Crottaz, Avy Kaufman, Lora Kennedy, Lucinda Syson

Director Of Photography: Robert Elswit

Original Music Composer: Alexandre Desplat

Costume Design: Louise Frogley

Executive Producer: George Clooney, Jeff Skoll, Steven Soderbergh, Ben Cosgrove

Associate Producer: , Shannon Lail, Sarah Bradshaw

Production Design: Dan Weil


Tagline: Everything is connected.

Genres: drama, thriller

Certificate: R


Year: 2005

Runtime: 128 min

Country: USA

Language: Arabic, English, Persian, Urdu, French, Mandarin

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS