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The Pelican Brief

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137 Minutes

Overview:


(Academy Award-winner Julia Roberts - "Ocean's Eleven," "Erin Brockovich") who finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government after she writes a speculative legal brief exposing the illegal activities of a powerful oil magnate. When those close to her are killed by assassins, the young woman embarks on a desperate flight with a Washington, D.C., investigative reporter (Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Denzel Washington -- "Training Day," "Malcolm X") her only confidant and ally. Co-starring Academy Award-nominee Sam Shepard ("The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," "The Right Stuff") and Tony Goldwyn ("The Last Samurai," "Ghost"). With Emmy and Golden Globe-winner John Lithgow ("The World According to Garp," TV's "3rd Rock from the Sun"). Directed by Alan J. Pakula ("Sophie's Choice," "All the President's Men"). "Superb! Fantastic suspense! A major thriller! Fast and exciting" (WNBC-TV). "An exhilarating, breathless, first-class thriller" (CBS-TV). "Perfect casting and stellar work by writer-producer-director Alan Pakula" (Variety).

Cast:

Amber Nelson
Anthony Heald
Carey Varner
Carrie Boren
Cynthia Hood
Cynthia Nixon
Denzel Washington
Doug Coleman
Eliza Coleman
Ellie K. Wang
Gene Babb
Greta Valenti
Howard Shalwitz
Hume Cronyn
Jake Weber
James Earl Reed
James Sikking
John Heard
John Lithgow
Julia Roberts
Karen Bralove
Karl Warren
Kelly Lynn Richards
Kyle Duvall
Kyle Prue
Magee Hickey
Michael Port
Michelle O'Neill
Ralph Cosham
Robert Culp
Sam Shepard
Shanna Connell
Stanley Tucci
Tom Quinn
Tony Goldwyn
William Atherton

Genres:

Crime
Drama
Mystery

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