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R| 2 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
A young lawyer joins a small but prestigious law firm only to find out that most of their clients are on the wrong side of the law. The company is helping to launder mob money, get clients off charges and even murder partners who threaten to blow their cover, but when the FBI come calling to gather evidence on the lawyer's colleagues, he is caught between a rock and a hard place, juggling his life and his liberty.

Cast: Tom Cruise , Jeanne Tripplehorn , Gene Hackman , Holly Hunter , Ed Harris , Hal Holbrook , Terry Kinney , Wilford Brimley

Director: Sydney Pollack

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

The Firm (1993)

Release Date: May 16th, 1993|2 hr. 34 min.

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  • Director Sydney Pollack zapped out a taut thriller in "Three Days of the Condor". But The Firm is mostly flab, in the manner of Pollack's elephantine Havana. show more

  • Yet the film's most serious flaw (next to a newly concocted fizz-out ending) is that it's not sinister enough. [30 Jun 1993 Pg. 01.D] show more

  • But with a screenplay that developed the story more clearly, this might have been a superior movie, instead of just a good one with some fine performances. show more

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