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The Pelican Brief

Adapted from John Grisham's best-selling novel, this captivating drama tells of a New Orleans law student, 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 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 investigative reporter her only confidant and ally.


Julia Roberts
as Darby Shaw
Denzel Washington
as Gray Grantham
Sam Shepard
as Thomas Callahan
William Atherton
as Bob Gminski
John Lithgow
as Smith Keen
Tom Quinn
as Sara Ann Morgan's Father