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The Firm

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The first showing on network television for Sydney Pollack's legal thriller, based on John Grisham's bestseller, starring Tom Cruise,
Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman
Top Harvard law graduate Mitch McDeere expects to find work in the big city, but the highest bid for his talents comes from a paternalistic Memphis firm. Mitch throws himself into the job, despite his wife Abby's reservations, only to be warned by the FBI that the deaths of two company associates were not an accident.
(1993, 15)
See Films: pages 50-72 ****

Contributors

Director: Sydney Pollack
Mitch McDeere: Tom Cruise
Abby McDeere: Jeanne Tripplehorn
Avery Tolar: Gene Hackman
Oliver Lambert: Hal Holbrook
Lamar Quinn: Terry Kinney
WrlliamDevasher: Wilford Brimley
Wayne Tarrance: Ed Harris
Tammy Hemphill: Holly Hunter
Ray McDeere: David Strathairn
Eddie Lomax: Gary Busey
F Denton Voyles: Steven Hill
Nordic man: Tobin Bell
KayQuinn: Barbara Garrick
RoyceMcKnight: Jerry Hardin

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