R | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job at a high-end New York City law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.
Originally Al Pacino turned down the role of John Milton three times until he finally agree to play the part.
Go on, Barbara.
Barbara: We go back to our homeroom for dismissal. Unless you have a pass for sports or somethin'.
Florida Prosecutor: And is that what you did on the day in question?
Barbara: No. Mr. Gettys asked me to stay after class.
During Milton's speech that coincides with Lomax being attacked he mispronounces the word "Cybernetic" with a hard C as in "cat".
The UK widescreen VHS of the film is displayed in a more narrow screen ratio of 1.77:1 which does not show the full width of the picture as seen in its original theatrical 2.35:1 ratio. However, the UK VHS box set version contained a widescreen print that is in the original 2.35:1 ratio.
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$12,170,536 (USA) (19 October 1997)
$60,984,028 (USA) (15 February 1998)