Director: Joel Schumacher
Writer(s): John Grisham, Akiva Goldsman
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, Charles S. Dutton, Tonea Stewart, Rae’Ven Kelly, Darrin Mitchell, LaConte McGrew, Devin Lloyd, Joe Seneca, Thomas Merdis, Wayne Dehart, Octavia Spencer, Brance H. Beamon, Mildred J. Gilbreath, Ryk St. Vincent, Alice Julius-Scott, William Truly Jr., Walter L. Hutchins, Howard Ballou, Rob Jay, Lorin Moore
Synopsis: A young, attractive and highly-skilled attorney is faced with the toughest case of his life, one that on many occasions may also threaten it. In the southern Mississippi town of Clanton, the K.K.K. is active and the tension is high when the black majority is angered at the rape and beating of a black man’s 10-year-old daughter. Against Jake’s advice, the distraught father takes revenge, gunning down the two criminals in the local courthouse. Racial hatred heightens with the suspense and conflict threatens to break out regardless of the verdict. Jake must decide, along with his new, eager assistant whether he and his family can run the risk of defending the man.
Release Date: July 24, 1996 (USA) | Length: 149 min | Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller | MPAA Rating: Rated R for violence and some graphic language.
Note: Need to watch film to identify more people.