Roman J. Israel, Esq. is a dramatic thriller set in the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defense attorney whose life is disrupted when a turbulent series of events challenge the activism that has defined his career. Colin Farrell costars as the ambitious, monied lawyer who recruits Roman to his firm.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
111 Ratings
111 Ratings

52% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 5.8/10
  • Fresh 85
  • Rotten 78

Critics Consensus: Intriguing yet heavy-handed, Roman J. Israel, Esq. makes the most of -- but never quite lives up to -- Denzel Washington's magnetic performance in the title role.

13+ COMMON SENSE

Strong performances, but inconsistent and unsatisfying.

Information

Studio
Bron Studios
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2017 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., CCP Inner City Film Holdings, LLC, Macro Content Fund I, LLC, Bron Creative Corp. and IN Splitter, L.P. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Arabic (Subtitles), Bulgarian (Subtitles), Czech (Subtitles), Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), English (United Kingdom) (Subtitles), English (United States) (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (Canada) (Stereo), French (France) (Subtitles), German (Germany) (Subtitles), Greek (Subtitles), Hebrew (Subtitles), Hungarian (Subtitles), Italian (Italy) (Subtitles), Japanese (Japan) (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Polish (Subtitles), Portuguese (Brazil) (Subtitles), Portuguese (Portugal) (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Simplified Chinese (Subtitles), Slovak (Subtitles), Slovenian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Thai (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles), Ukrainian (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
AD
Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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