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The Pelican Brief

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MPAA Rating: PG-13
Genre: Thriller
Director: Alan J. Pakula

Taut thriller about a young law student whose legal brief about the assassination of two Supreme Court justices causes her to be targeted by killers. She realizes just how accurate her accusations have been when her lover and mentor is murdered. Forced to go on the run in New Orleans, she is aided by a journalist who helps her unravel a conspiracy involving senior government figures.

Cast :

  • Julia Roberts
  • Darby Shaw
  • Denzel Washington
  • Gray Grantham
  • Sam Shepard
  • Thomas Callahan
  • John Heard
  • Gavin Vereek
  • Tony Goldwyn
  • Fletcher Coal
  • James B. Sikking
  • FBI Director Denton Voyles
  • William Atherton
  • Bob Gminski
  • Robert Culp
  • President
  • Stanley Tucci
  • Khamel
  • Hume Cronyn
  • Justice Rosenberg
  • John Lithgow
  • Smith Keen
  • Anthony Heald
  • Marty Velmano
  • Cynthia Nixon
  • Alice Stark
  • Jake Weber
  • Curtis Morgan/Garcia
Producers :
Alan J. Pakula , Pieter Jan Brugge
Writers :

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