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PG-13| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
Fearing it would compromise his career, lawyer Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks) hides his homosexuality and HIV status at a powerful Philadelphia law firm. But his secret is exposed when a colleague spots the illness's telltale lesions. Fired shortly afterwards, Beckett resolves to sue for discrimination, teaming up with Joe Miller (Denzel Washington), the only lawyer willing to help. In court, they face one of his ex-employer's top litigators, Belinda Conine (Mary Steenburgen).

Cast: Tom Hanks , Denzel Washington , Jason Robards , Antonio Banderas , Joanne Woodward , Mary Steenburgen , Ron Vawter , Robert Ridgely

Director: Jonathan Demme

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia Home Video, Columbia Tristar

Philadelphia (1993)

Release Date: December 23rd, 1993|2 hr. 2 min.

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