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A Civil Action

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Released December 23rd, 1998, 'A Civil Action' stars John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Tony Shalhoub, William H. Macy The PG-13 movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 52 min, and received a score of 68 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which put together reviews from 26 respected critics.

Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "In this legal thriller based on a true story, John Travolta stars as Jan Schlichtmann, a tenacious personal-injury attorney whose fierce determination entangles him in a case that threatens to destroy him. The case -- which appears straight forward -- instead evolves into a labyrinthine lawsuit of vast dimensions, in the intelligent, fast-paced drama, "A Civil Action.""

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