- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 2 hours, 1 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: November 3, 2009
- Originally Released: 1994
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Production notes
- Dual Layer
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French, Spanish
- Subtitles - English, French, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Susan Sarandon &
Tommy Lee Jones
William H. Macy,
William Richert &
Akiva Goldsman &
Arnon Milchan &
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"What wanton hubris is this'"
- Roy Foltrigg (Tommy Lee Jones)
Rolling Stone - 08/11/1994
"...THE CLIENT is the best and certainly the liveliest, tensest and most emotionally involving film yet of a Grisham novel..."
New York Times - 07/20/1994
"...[Countless] small, knowing touches that bring it to life....A fast, no-nonsense pace and three winning performances..."
Entertainment Weekly - 07/29/1994
"...[Jones] does grace-note riffs....A thriller like THE CLIENT doesn't need acting any better..."
Los Angeles Times - 07/20/1994
"...[Featuring] a pair of satisfying star performances..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 07/20/1995
"...There are wonderful moments in it, many of them between Sarandon and Renfro....Tommy Lee Jones is fun, too..."
In this taut legal drama a trailer-park kid witnesses the suicide of a mob lawyer and is pursued by authorities trying to find out if he knows anything. In an attempt to protect himself, the 11-year-old hires a feisty female attorney who takes up his case and develops a bond with him. Based on the novel by John Grisham. Academy Award Nominations: Best Actress--Susan Sarandon.
Based On A Novel |
Law / Lawyers |
Organized Crime |
Theatrical Release |
- Shot in Panavision. Color by Technicolor
- Copyright 1994 Warner Bros. Inc.