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Pelican Brief, The (1993)  link to Pelican Brief, The on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1583

poster Pelican Brief, The

IMDb Rating:
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6.6/10 (70612 votes)

Country: USA, 141 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery

Director(s): Alan J. Pakula

Video Codec: Unknown

Two Supreme Court Justices have been killed. Now a college professor, who clerked for one of the two men and who is also having an affair with one of his students, is given a brief by her that states who probably wanted to see these two men dead. He then gives it to one of his friends, who works for the FBI. When the FBI director reads it, he is fascinated by it. One of the president's men who read it is afraid that if it ever got out, the president could be smeared. So he advises the president to tell the director to drop it, which he does. But later the professor and the girl were out and he was drunk and when he refused to give her the keys, she stepped out of the car. When he started it, it blew up. She then discovers that her place has been burglarized and what was taken were her computer and her disks. Obviously, her brief has someone agitated. She then turns to her boyfriend's friend at the FBI. He agrees to come meet her but before he does, someone shoots him and takes his ...



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photo Sam Shepard Sam Shepard Thomas Callahan
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photo Tony Goldwyn Tony Goldwyn Fletcher Coal

Medium: Media file,

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Aspect ratio: 2.35:1