By far the best adaptation of a JohnGrisham bestseller, this smart, fast-paced 1993 film--directed bySydney Pollack (Out of Africa)--offers up the dilemma of a young lawyerwhose life is turned upside down when he takes a job at a Southern lawfirm owned by the mob. Mitch McDeere (Tom Cruise), having justgraduated from Harvard Law, is besieged with offers but takes a job,too good to be true, with a small Memphis firm. He and his wife, Abby(Jeanne Tripplehorn), are sucked in by the seemingly close-knit,collegial nature of the firm's partners and the expensive perks thatcome with the job. His mentor, Avery (Gene Hackman), teaches him theropes, but Mitch and Abby begin to sense there's something wrong withthis idyllic life. When a couple of associates turn up dead, Mitchbegins to investigate the history of the firm; and when the FBI askshim to spy on the firm for them, Mitch realizes his life will never bethe same and that, if discovered, he, his wife, and his long-lostbrother will be in mortal danger. Mitch must use all his talents as alawyer to outsmart the firm, the FBI, and the mob in order to reclaimcontrol over his life. A very entertaining thriller that engages theaudience at a breakneck pace while not taking itself too seriously. Italso features some fine writing and strong performances from a largecast of exceptional actors.
Genre: Thriller / Drama
IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
IMDb link: http://imdb.com/title/tt0106918/
Run Time: 154 Mins
File size: 1.1GB
File format: XviD
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