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The Firm

Author: Tom CruiseGene HackmanJeanne TripplehornJohn DavisScott RudinAll authors
Publisher: [Hollywood, Calif.] : Paramount, 1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Legal films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Cruise; Gene Hackman; Jeanne Tripplehorn; John Davis; Scott Rudin; Sydney Pollack; John Grisham; Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927); Mirage Enterprises (Firm)
ISBN: 0792129032 9780792129035
OCLC Number: 29513896
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the book by John Grisham.
Originally released as motion picture.
Dolby surround stereo.
Rated R.
Credits: Music composer/performer, Dave Grusin ; editors, William Steinkamp, Fredric Steinkamp ; production designer, Richard MacDonald ; director of photography, John Seale ; executive producers, Michael Hausman, Lindsay Doran ; screenplay, David Rabe, Robert Towne, David Rayfiel ; producers, Scott Rudin, John Davis ; producer/director, Sydney Pollack.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter, Wilford Brimley, Hal Holbrook, David Strathairn.
Description: 1 videocassette (154 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Tom Cruise delivers the most electrifying performance of his career in this riveting film based on the international bestseller. Cruise plays Mitch McDeere, a brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad. Driven by a fierce desire to bury his working-class past, Mitch joins a small, prosperous Memphis firm that affords Mitch and his wife an affluent lifestyle beyond their wildest dreams. But when FBI agents confront him with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm, Mitch sets out to find the truth in a deadly crossfire between the FBI, the Mob and a force that will stop at nothing to protect its interests --
the firm.
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents a John Davis/Scott Rudin/Mirage production.
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A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm.

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