PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An underdog lawyer takes on a fraudulent insurance company.
Curious to understand the appeal of John Grisham's work, Francis Ford Coppola picked up a copy of the book at the airport. He ended up finishing it on the flight, impressed with its ability to hold his attention so thoroughly. He decided to make the film adaptation of ... ...
My father hated lawyers all his life. He wasn't a great guy, my old man. He drank and beat up my mother; he beat me up too. So you might think I became a lawyer just to piss him off. But you'd be wrong. I wanted to be a lawyer ever since I read ...
The movie is said to take place in Memphis, Tennessee, but several times the Luxor hotel in Las Vegas, NV is seen in the background.
There is a credit for "Poet in Residence".
$10,626,507 (USA) (23 November 1997)
$45,856,732 (USA) (15 March 1998)
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