R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.
Although Sandra Bullock (Ellen RoArk) is suppose to be a young law student and Matthew McConaughey (Jake Brigance) is a law school grad and a father, Bullock is actually 5 years older in real life than McConaughey.
Carl Lee: Come here, baby. Daddy's here!
Tonya Hailey: Daddy, I'm sorry I dropped the groceries.
Carl Lee: No, it's alright, baby. It's alright, baby!
Carl Lee: It's alright...
At the diner, Ellen's bra strap is showing in a close-up, but it's under her shirt in the wide shot.
$19,630,000 (USA) (28 July 1996)
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