PG-13 | | Crime, Drama
Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action.
After the premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, director Dan Gilroy and Denzel Washington decided to re-structure and re-focus parts of the narrative, which resulted in the removal of 12 minutes of footage. The director said the TIFF premiere served more ... ...
Roman J. Israel, Esq.:
The real enemies aren't the ones on the outside, they're on the inside.
The entire movie happens over a period of time of three weeks. However, when it's mentioned that William is in a coma, which occurs at the beginning of the movie, Roman states that he has been in a coma for several weeks already.
$11,962,712 (USA) (19 February 2018)
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