Overview

Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a witness who can place her at the scene of the crime. Things look bad for Dolores when her daughter Selena, a successful Manhattan magazine writer, returns to cover the story.

  1. Taylor Hackford

    Director

  2. Stephen King

    Novel

  3. Tony Gilroy

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kathy Bates

    Kathy Bates

    Dolores Claiborne

  2. Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Selena St. George

  3. Judy Parfitt

    Judy Parfitt

    Vera Donovan

  4. Christopher Plummer

    Christopher Plummer

    John Mackey

  5. David Strathairn

    David Strathairn

    Joe St. George

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Dolores Claiborne
Dolores Claiborne

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 24, 1995
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 12m

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