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The Pelican Brief (1993)

PG-13 1993-12-16 (US) Thriller 2h 21m
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Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.


A law student's theory about the recent deaths of two Supreme Court justices embroils her in a far-reaching web of murder, corruption, and greed.

  1. Alan J. Pakula

    Director, Screenplay

  2. John Grisham


Top Billed Cast

  1. Julia Roberts

    Julia Roberts

    Darby Shaw

  2. Denzel Washington

    Denzel Washington

    Gray Grantham

  3. Sam Shepard

    Sam Shepard

    Thomas Callahan

  4. John Heard

    John Heard

    Gavin Vereek

  5. Tony Goldwyn

    Tony Goldwyn

    Fletcher Cole

  6. James B. Sikking

    James B. Sikking

    FBI Director Denton Voyles

  7. William Atherton

    William Atherton

    Bob Gminski

  8. Robert Culp

    Robert Culp

    The President

  9. Stanley Tucci

    Stanley Tucci


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The Pelican Brief
The Pelican Brief

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $45,000,000.00

Revenue $195,268,056.00


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