Insurance at the Movies: An Extensive List of Insurance Companies (Real or Otherwise) That Show Up in Your Favorite Classics

Risk & Insurance® columnist Roger Crombie's obsessive compilation of every film he can remember that mentions an insurance company, real or imagined.
By: | October 22, 2018

In a labor of love — or perhaps obsession — Risk & Insurance® columnist Roger Crombie assembled a list of every film he can remember that mentions the insurance industry. On the list the name of the movie is in bold and the fictional insurance company follows it. Real insurance companies are marked by an asterisk.

The obsession began with a 1998 movie called Bulworth.

Warren Beatty stars as Jay Bulworth, a liberal politician so disillusioned he puts a contract out on himself. Meanwhile, he runs a political campaign based on brutal honesty and delivered in the speech patterns of hip-hop musicians. Eventually, Bulworth takes on the insurance industry, in the shape of Paul Sorvino as Graham Crockett, chairman of the American Insurance Federation, a trade association.

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I wrote down the name of the association, in case I could use it in a column at some point. During the movie, a TV ad plays for Fidelity Providence, a fictional insurer. I made a note of that, too.

Intrigued, I later Googled “insurance movies.” Double Indemnity (1944) is probably the best known. After that, whenever a fictional insurance company, broker or association came up in a movie, on a letterhead, door or floor mat, or as a plot device, I made a note of that, too.

Often, I’d have to buy the DVD, and freeze frame the movie in order to capture the exact name. Friends with whom I might be watching were never too pleased, but one of them now acts as a spotter on my behalf. I have ended up discovering almost 100 fictional insurance companies in movies. Until now, I couldn’t think of anything to do with this list of insurance companies in movies. — Roger Crombie


Andover (2018)

First Light Life and Health Insurance

First Light Life Insurance Company

Skyscraper (2018)

Hawthorne Stone Insurance Group

Midnight Special (2016)

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Texas State

Gone Girl (2014)

All Lives Insurance Company

Automata (2104)

ROC (Robotics Corporation), Insurance Department

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

Metropolitan Consolidated Life Insurance

A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)

Quality Life Insurance

Cedar Rapids (2011)

Ronald Wilkes Insurance

Brown Star Insurance

Top Notch Mutual

American Society of Mutual Insurers

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011)

Consolidated Insurance

Trigun Badlands Rumble (2010)

The Bernadelli Insurance Society

Saw VI (2009)

Umbrella Health

Milk (2008)

The Great American Insurance Co.

Four Brothers (2005)

State Farm *

Along Came Polly (2004)

Riskmaster 2.03 (Software)

National Association of Insurance Underwriters

Indursky & Sons Insurance

The Incredibles (2004)

Insuricare

The Big White (2004)

Liberty Capital

Code 46 (2003)

Westerfields (Insurance investigators)

John Q (2002)

Nieman Machinery Illinois Assurance Co.

About Schmidt (2002)

Woodman of the World Insurance Co. *

The Commuter (2002)

Union Capital Insurance

Changing Lanes (2002)

Security Lifeline Insurance Co.

The Man Who Sued God (2001)

Monarch Alliance (2001)

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)

North Coast Casualty & Fidelity of New York

North Coast Fidelity & Casualty Insurance Co.

Proof of Life (2000)

AGP Underwriters

Lutheran Risk International

Beyond Suspicion (2000)

Nolan Insurance Co.

Risk United (2000)

Automobile Insurance of Australia

Entrapment (1999)

Waverly Insurance

The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

Zurich Underwriters

Bulworth (1998)

Fidelity Providence

The American Insurance Federation

The Truman Show (1998)

Seahaven Life & Casualty

The Rainmaker (1997)

Specific Mutual Insurance Co.

Great Benefit

Contact (1997)

St. Laurance Agency

The Last Seduction (1994)

Third Mutual

Interstate Insurance Company

Frauds (1993)

Cartel Insurance

Howard’s End (1992)

Porphyrion Fire Insurance Company Ltd.

Kafka (1991)

The Workers’ Accident Insurance Co.

Weekend at Bernie’s (1989)

Trans Allied Insurance

The False Etruscan (1988)

General Insurance

Lloyd’s International

International Lloyd’s

An Unusual Insurance (1988)

Lloyd International

A Policy for Hell (1988)

Lloyd International

Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

Mutual Fidelity Insurers of Sacramento

Fletch (1985)

Casewell Insurance Underwriters

The Meaning of Life (1983)

The Crimson Permanent Assurance Agency

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

Pacific Reliance

Western Equitable

More American Graffiti (1979)

Pacific Benefit Life

The Parallax View (1974)

New Republic Insurance Company

Double Indemnity (T.V. Movie) (1973)

Pacific Casualty Insurance Corp.

Take the Money and Run (1969)

The Ajax Widget Insurance Company

Hot Millions (1968)

Transcontinental Insurance

The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

Anglo-American Guaranty & Indemnity

In Cold Blood (1967)

New York Life*

The Fortune Cookie (1966)

Consolidated Insurance

The Apartment (1960)

Consolidated Life of New York

Alias Jesse James (1959)

Plymouth Rock Insurance Company

She Played with Fire (1957)

Lloyds

Abercrombie & Son (Broker)

Burton Hicks

The Wrong Man (1956)

Associated Life of New York

To Catch a Thief (1955)

Bellason & Co. (Foreign) Limited (Agency)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

The Suffolk & Greater London Insurance Company

Ace in the Hole (1951)

Pacific All Risk

The Fountainhead (1949)

New York Equity Insurance Association

Cover Up (1948)

Federated Insurance

The Big Sleep (1946)

L.D. Walgreen Insurance

The Killers (1946)

The Atlantic Casualty & Insurance Co.

Double Indemnity (1944)

Pacific All Risk Insurance Co.

The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944)

National Insurance Co.

Suspicion (1941)

Life Insurance Co.

My Favourite Wife (1940)

American Life & Accident Insurance

Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Jupiter Life Assurance

Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936)

Cosmopolitan Co.

East Coast Indemnity Company

Lunar Life

N & S American Co.

New Line Life

National Mutual

Prairie Life

Southern Health & Life

The Good Life Insurance Co.

The Good Life Agency (Agency)

United Insurance


Which ones have we missed? Send list candidates to Editor-in-Chief Dan Reynolds at [email protected].

Roger Crombie is a United Kingdom-based columnist for Risk & Insurance®. He can be reached at [email protected]

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