John Grisham outdoes his work in "The Firm" and "The Pelican Brief" with this gripping adventure of a streetwise kid who, finding himself wanted by both the FBI and the mob, hires a lawyer to defend his right not to reveal what he knows about a mafia killing. Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Tommy Lee Jones ("Space Cowboys," the "Men in Black" movies) and Academy Award-winner, Emmy and Golden Globe-nominee Susan Sarandon ("Cats & Dogs," "Thelma and Louise") star, along with Emmy and Golden Globe-winners Mary-Louise Parker (TV's "Weeds," "Red Dragon") Anthony LaPaglia ("The Salton Sea," TV's "Without a Trace") and Anthony Edwards (TV's "ER," "Top Gun"); Emmy and Golden Globe-nominee Ossie Davis ("Dr. Dolittle," "Grumpy Old Men") and Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominee and Emmy-winner William H. Macy ("Sahara," "Seabiscuit").

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Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

78% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus:

14+ COMMON SENSE

Plucky, terrorized boy at heart of legal thriller.

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Studio
Warner Bros.
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Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)
Additional

Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (Stereo), German (Subtitles), Italian (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Swedish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

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

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