PG-13 | | Drama
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
In the film, Denzel Washington's character says he prays that Philadelphia Phillies win the pennant. The year this movie was released, the Phillies did just that.
In this courtroom, Mr.Miller, justice is blind to matters of race, creed, color, religion, and sexual orientation.
Joe Miller: With all due respect, your honor, we don't live in this courtroom, do we?
The court stenographer doesn't seem to be actually typing, and the paper tape recording her keystrokes also doesn't ever advance.
"This motion picture was inspired in part by Geoffrey Bowers' AIDS discrimination lawsuit, the courage and love of the Angius family and the struggles of the many others who, along with their loved ones, have experienced discrimination because of AIDS."
$13,817,010 (USA) (17 January 1994)
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