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The Pelican Brief (2009, original release: 1993)


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MoviesDVD/DRAMA/PELICANDue 10-21-19
Published: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Description:  1 videodisc (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1419887467, 9781419887468, 1419887467 :,
Language:  English

Based on the book by John Grisham

Originally released as a motion picture in 1993

Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard, Tony Goldwyn, James B. Sikking, William Atherton, Robert Culp, Stanley Tucci, Hume Cronyn, John Lithgow

Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, they suspect a good friend of the president is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court

MPAA rating: PG-13; for momentary language, and some violence

DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital Dolby surround 5.1, Dolby surround stereo., dual-layer

In English (5.1), French or Spanish (stereo.) dialogue, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned

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Additional Credits:
Pakula, Alan J., 1928-1998.
Brugge, Pieter Jan.
Roberts, Julia, 1967-
Washington, Denzel, 1954-
Shepard, Sam, 1943-2017
Heard, John, 1946-2017
Goldwyn, Tony.
Sikking, James, 1934-
Atherton, William.
Culp, Robert, 1930-2010.
Tucci, Stanley.
Cronyn, Hume.
Lithgow, John, 1945-
Horner, James.
Grisham, John.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Warner Home Video (Firm)

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