"A Time to Kill" quotes

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In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his ten-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and ... Read all

Director: Joel Schumacher
Writer: John Grisham, Akiva Goldsman
Production: N/A
Year: 1996
MetaScore: 54/100
ImdbRating: 7.4
BoxOffice: $108,766,007
Released: 24 Jul 1996
Awards: 7 wins & 12 nominations

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Jake Tyler Brigance - Matthew McConaughey
Ellen Roark - Sandra Bullock
Carl Lee Hailey - Samuel L. Jackson
D.A. Rufus Buckley - Kevin Spacey
Harry Rex Vonner - Oliver Platt
Sheriff Ozzie Walls - Charles S. Dutton
Ethel Twitty - Brenda Fricker
Lucien Wilbanks - Donald Sutherland
Freddie Lee Cobb - Kiefer Sutherland
Judge Omar Noose - Patrick McGoohan
Carla Brigance - Ashley Judd
Gwen Hailey - Tonea Stewart
Tonya Hailey - RaéVen Kelly
Skip Hailey - Darrin Mitchell
Slim Hailey - LaConte McGrew
Willie Hailey - Devin Lloyd
Tim Nunley - John Diehl
Deputy Dwayne Powell Looney - Chris Cooper
Billy Ray Cobb - Nicky Katt
James Louis 'Pete' Willard - Doug Hutchison
Stump Sisson - Kurtwood Smith
Winston - Tim Parati
Deputy Willie Hastings (as Mark Whitman Johnson) - Mark W. Johnson
Cora Mae Cobb - Beth Grant
Reverend Isaiah Street - Joe Seneca
Dr. Wilbert Rodeheaver - Anthony Heald
Reverend Ollie Agee - Thomas Merdis
Hannah Brigance - Alexandra Kyle
Jury Foreman - Terry Loughlin
Reluctant Male Juror - Andy Stahl
Joe Frank Perryman - Joe Bullen
Blonde Woman Juror - Lorraine Middleton
Male Juror - Graham Timbes
Norman Reinfield - Jonathan Hadary
Klan Bomber - Benjamin Mouton
Brent Musgrove - Byron Jennings
Militant Teenager - Patrick Sutton
Taylor - Greg Lauren
Bud Twitty - Danny Nelson
Deputy Tatum - Mike Pniewski
Woman Angry at Klan - Elizabeth Omilami
Looney's Son - Lukas Cain
Looney's Wife - Stacy Rae Toyon
Claude (as Wayne deHart) - Wayne Dehart
Waitress at Claude's - Helen E. Floyd
Customer at Claude's - David Brian Williams
Roark's Nurse - Octavia Spencer
Guardsman Mackenvale - James M. Crumley Jr.
Tom Hardy - Jim Ritchie
Sarah Hardy - Perry Ritchie
Administrator at Whitfield - Mike McLaren
Reverend Fink (as Timothy F. Monich) - Tim Monich
Man in Lumberyard (as Leonard Thomas) - Leonard L. Thomas
Noose's Butler - Brance H. Beamon
Noose's Housekeeper - Mildred J. Gilbreath
Minister - Will Crapps
Bailiff - David U. Hodges
T.V. Anchor - Maggie Wade Dixon
Old Man Bates - Russell Hambline
Young Fisherman - Robert Chapman
Fisherman - Robert R. Bell Jr.
Old Fisherman - Tommy McCullough
Evelyn (Buckley's Secretary) - Bettina Rose
Court Deputy - Terrance Freeman
N.A.A.C.P. Woman - Alice Julius-Scott
N.A.A.C.P. Man #1 (as Dr. William Truly Jr.) - William Truly Jr.
N.A.A.C.P. Man #2 - Walter L. Hutchins
John (the Electrical Company Worker) - Jerry Hunt
Reporter #1 with Hastings - Howard Ballou
Reporter #1 with Jake - Todd Demers
Stephanie (Reporter #1 with Buckley) - Stephanie Strickland
Kim (Reporter #2 with Buckley) - Kim Hendrix
Reporter #3 with Buckley - Rob Jay
Reporter #2 with Jake - Sherri Hilton
Klansman - Steve Coulter
Fire Chief - Jackie Stewart
Woman at Rally - Rosebud Dixon-Green
Courtroom Observer / Townsperson - Eva Ford
Concerned Neighbor - Stuart Greenwell
Riot Scene - Justin Mabry
Bar Patron - Lorin Moore
Dr. Willard Tyrell 'W.T.' Bass (the Defense Psychologist) - M. Emmet Walsh