A Civil Action

A Civil Action
A Civil Action
  • PG-13
  • 1h 55m
  • 1998
Fresh61%
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Jan Schlichtmann is a cynical, high-priced personal injury attorney who only takes big-money cases he can safely settle out of court. Though his latest case at first appears straightforward, Schlichtmann soon becomes entangled in an epic legal battle ... one where he's willing to put his career, reputation, and all that he owns on the line for the rights of his clients! Also featuring Robert Duvall, William H. Macy, and John Lithgow -- this gripping, widely acclaimed hit delivers edge-of-your-seat entertainment!

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh61%
Critics Consensus: Intelligent and unconventional.
Reviews
Variety
Emanuel Levy
Fresh

Based on a true story, this is an intelligent legal thriller, very much in the mode of 1970s issue...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Rotten

Delivering the verdict two thirds into the movie is anti-climactic, while Schlichtmann's belated a...

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:December 25, 1998
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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