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22 Dec 1993

2 hr 6 min


No one would take on his case... until one man was willing to take on the system.
No one would take his case until one man was willing to take on the system. Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.


Status: Released
Country: USA
Language: English
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 16 nominations.
Budget: $26M


Kenneth Utt (Executive Producer)
Ronald M. Bozman (Executive Producer)
Jonathan Demme (Producer)
Edward Saxon (Producer)
Kristi Zea (Associate Producer)
Gary Goetzman (Executive Producer)




Tom Hanks (as Andrew Beckett)
Denzel Washington (as Joe Miller)
Jason Robards (as Charles Wheeler)
Mary Steenburgen (as Belinda Conine)
Antonio Banderas (as Miguel Alvarez)
Ron Vawter (as Bob Seidman)
Robert Ridgely (as Walter Kenton)
Charles Napier (as Judge Garnett)
Lisa Summerour (as Lisa Miller)
Obba Babatunde (as Jerome Green)
Andre B. Blake (as Young Man in Pharmacy)
Robert W. Castle (as Bud Beckett)
Daniel Chapman (as Clinic Storyteller)
Roger Corman (as Mr. Laird)
Ann Dowd (as Jill Beckett)
David Drake (as Bruno)
Karen Finley (as Dr. Gillman)
Charles Glenn (as Kenneth Killcoyne)
Peter Jacobs (as Peter · Mona Lisa)
Paul Lazar (as Dr. Klenstein)
John Bedford Lloyd (as Matt Beckett)
Roberta Maxwell (as Judge Tate)
Warren Miller (as Mr. Finley)
Harry Northup (as Juror)
Dan Olmstead (as Randy Beckett)
Joey Perillo (as Filko)
Lauren Roselli (as Iris)
Anna Deavere Smith (as Anthea Burton)
Lisa Talerico (as Shelby)
Daniel von Bargen (as Jury Foreman)
Tracey Walter (as Librarian)
Bradley Whitford (as Jamey Collins)
Chandra Wilson (as Chandra)
Kathryn Witt (as Melissa Benedict)
Joanne Woodward (as Sarah Beckett)
Buzz Kilman (as Crutches)
Mark Sorensen Jr. (as Clinic Patient)
Jeffrey Williamson (as Tyrone)
Stephanie Roth Haberle (as Rachel Smilow)
Bill Rowe (as Dr. Armbruster)
Ford Wheeler (as Alan)
Julius Erving (as Himself)
Adam LeFevre (as Jill's Husband)
Gary Goetzman (as Guido Paonessa)
Kenneth Utt (as Juror)
Lawrence T. Wrentz (as Juror)
Charles Techman (as Ralph Peterson)
Jim Roche (as Not Adam and Steve)
Tony Fitzpatrick (as Bartender)
Gene Borkan (as Bailiff)
Q. Lazzarus (as Party singer)
Lucas Platt (as Robert)
José Castillo (as Miguel's Dad)
Roy Blount, Jr. (as Partygoer (uncredited))
Bob Bowersox (as PR Director (uncredited))
Quentin Crisp (as Guest at Party (uncredited))
Tony Devon (as Security Guard (uncredited))
Ana Leza (as Guest (uncredited))
Jaime Gomez (as Guy in Library (uncredited))



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