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When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

Director: Jonathan Demme
Writer: Ron Nyswaner
Production: Clinica Estetico, TriStar Pictures
Genre: drama
Year: 1993
MetaScore: 66/100
ImdbRating: 7.7
BoxOffice: $77,446,440
Released: 14 Jan 1994
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 20 wins & 23 nominations total

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Cast

Andrew Beckett - Tom Hanks
Joe Miller - Denzel Washington
Judge Tate - Roberta Maxwell
'Crutches' - Buzz Kilman
Dr. Gillman - Karen Finley
Clinic Storyteller - Daniel Chapman
Clinic Patient - Mark Sorensen Jr.
Kenneth Killcoyne - Charles Glenn
Bob Seidman - Ron Vawter
Anthea Burton - Anna Deavere Smith
Rachel Smilow (as Stephanie Roth) - Stephanie Roth Haberle
Shelby - Lisa Talerico
Sarah Beckett - Joanne Woodward
Charles Wheeler - Jason Robards
Walter Kenton - Robert Ridgely
Chandra - Chandra Wilson
Bruno - David Drake
Peter / Mona Lisa - Peter Jacobs
Miguel Alvarez - Antonio Banderas
Dr. Klenstein - Paul Lazar
Jamey Collins - Bradley Whitford
Lisa Miller - Lisa Summerour
Hospital Patient - Freddie Foxxx
Hospital Patient - Paul Moore
Mr. Finley - Warren Miller
Lydia Glines - Jane Moore
Filko - Joey Perillo
Dr. Armbruster - Bill Rowe
Santa Claus - Dennis Radesky
Library Guard - Glen Hartell
Librarian - Tracey Walter
Young Man in Library - John Ignarri
Young Man in Library - Richard Ehrlich
Julius Erving - Julius Erving
Jill Beckett - Ann Dowd
Alexis - Katie Lintner
The Bronte Sisters - Peg French
The Bronte Sisters - Ann Howard
Meghan - Meghan Tepas
Matt Beckett - John Bedford Lloyd
Bud Beckett - Robert W. Castle
Molly Beckett - Molly Hickok
Randy Beckett - Dan Olmstead
Elizabeth Beckett - Elizabeth Roby
Jill's Husband - Adam LeFevre
Guido Paonessa - Gary Goetzman
Jury Foreman - Daniel von Bargen
The Jury - Jordan Cael
The Jury (as Dodie Demme) - Dorothy Demme
The Jury - Donovan Mannato
The Jury - Harry Northup
The Jury - Steven Scales
The Jury - Billy Ray Tyson
The Jury - Kenneth Utt
The Jury - Steve Vignari
Belinda Conine - Mary Steenburgen
Jerome Green - Obba Babatundé
Dexter Smith - James B. Howard
Ralph Peterson - Charles Techman
Judge Garnett - Charles Napier
Mr. Roger Laird - Roger Corman
'Not Adam and Steve' - Jim Roche
Angela Medina - Donna Hamilton
Mayor Edward Rendell (as Mayor Edward Rendell) - Edward Rendell
Filko's Buddy - Daniel Wolff
Macho Barfly - John T. O'Connell
Cousin Eddie - Edward Kirkland
Bartender - Tony Fitzpatrick
Melissa Benedict - Kathryn Witt
Court Stenographer - Debra H. Ballard
Young Man in Pharmacy - Andre B. Blake
Andrew's Friend - Ira Flitter
Bailiff - Gene Borkan
The Flirtations - Jon Arterton
The Flirtations - Michael Callen
The Flirtations - Aurelio Font
The Flirtations - Jimmy Rutland
The Flirtations - Cliff Townsend
Party Singer (as Q Lazzarus) - Q. Lazzarus
Robert - Lucas Platt
'Punchline' (as Lewis Walker) - Jiggs Walker
Miguel's Mom - Carmen Mahiques
Miguel's Dad - José Castillo
Younger Sarah Beckett - Leigh Smiley
Hot Dog Stand - Valerio Bevilacqua
Partygoer - Roy Blount Jr.
PR Director - Bob Bowersox
Guest at Party - Quentin Crisp
Reporter - Tom Detrik
Emergency Room Doctor - Randy Aaron Fink
Doctor - Tak Fujimoto
Guy in Library - Jaime Gomez
Teen in Hallway - Cristina Guzman
Paralegal - Matthew Huffman
Blue Collar Worker - Kurt Leitner
Guest - Ana Leza
ER Nurse - Bonnie Loev
Courtroom Observer - Ned Martin
Orderly - T.O.N.E-z
Student - Susan Wool-Rush