Julia Roberts won the Academy Award® for Best Actress, among five nominations for this stirring, funny and unconventional drama based on real events. Erin Brockovich (Roberts) is in a tight spot following a car accident, though not her fault, her attorney, Ed Masry (Albert Finney), fails to land her a settlement. With no money, no job and no prospects, Erin pleads with Ed to hire her at his law firm. There she discovers a cover-up involving contaminated water that's causing devastating illnesses in a local community. By dogged determination and the ability to speak their language, Erin ultimately earns the trust of the locals and signs up more than 600 plaintiffs. Erin and Ed go on to win the largest settlement ever paid in a direct-action lawsuit in U.S. history.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5

14 Ratings

14 Ratings

15+ COMMON SENSE

Legal drama based on a true story has lots of cursing.

Information

Studio
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.; Universal Pictures
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2000 Universal City Studios, Inc. and Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby)
Additional
Arabic (Subtitled), Danish (Subtitled), Dutch (Subtitled), Finnish (Subtitled), French (Subtitled, Stereo), German (Subtitled), Greek (Subtitled), Hebrew (Subtitled), Hindi (Subtitled), Italian (Subtitled), Korean (Subtitled), Norwegian (Subtitled), Simplified Chinese (Subtitled), Spanish (Subtitled, Stereo), Swedish (Subtitled), Thai (Subtitled), Traditional Chinese (Subtitled)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant, non-dialogue information.

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