The Pelican Brief ()

directed by Alan J. Pakula
featuring Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard, Tony Goldwyn

Show Synopsis

Embroiled in an affair with Thomas Callahan (Sam Shephard), her alcoholic professor, precocious 24-year-old Tulane University law student Darby Shaw (Julia Roberts) writes up an insightful theory about the recent murder of two Supreme Court justices, one of whom, Abraham Rosenberg (Hume Cronyn), served as Callahan's mentor. When Callahan shares this so-called "Pelican Brief" with buddy Gavin Verheek (John Heard), an FBI lawyer, the document makes its way to White House flack Fletcher Coal (Tony Goldwyn), who believes it ...

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Sharon L

Jul 10, 2016

Missed It When Film Came Out

I believe Hitchcock would have envied the way this film was put together. After reading the book, I decided to treat myself by watching the movie. Denzel and Julia did not disappoint!

Richard Y

May 3, 2012

The Pelican Brief

Great movie. Acting is Superb. I recieved it in a timely maner and it was in excellent condition.

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