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Andrew Beckett is a young up-and-coming lawyer who has just been fired by his prestigious law firm. His former colleagues claim he's just not good enough; Andrew says he's been fired because he has AIDS. Determined to defend his professional reputation; Andrew hires fierce personal-injury attorney Joe Miller to represent him as he sues his former firm for wrongful termination. Separated from Andrew by a deep social and cultural chasm, Joe is initially reluctant to take the case. For Andrew the battle is clear cut--he's fighting for his reputation, his life and for justice. Joe, however, faces a different kind of struggle as he confronts his own fears and prejudices about homosexuals.

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Tom Hanks (as Andrew Beckett)
Denzel Washington (as Joe Miller)
Roberta Maxwell (as Judge Tate)
Buzz Kilman (as Crutches)
Karen Finley (as Dr. Gillman)
Daniel Chapman (as Clinic Storyteller)
Mark Sorensen Jr. (as Clinic Patient)
Jeffrey Williamson (as Tyrone)
Charles Glenn (as Kenneth Killcoyne)
Ron Vawter (as Bob Seidman)
Anna Deavere Smith (as Anthea Burton)
Stephanie Roth (as Rachel Smilow)
Lisa Talerico (as Shelby)
Joanne Woodward (as Sarah Beckett)
Jason Robards (as Charles Wheeler)

Directed By: Jonathan Demme
Written By:Ron Nyswaner
Produced By:TriStar Pictures [us]

Release Date December 23rd, 1993

Length of Movie: 125 min

MPAA Rating:USA:PG-13

Budget: $26,000,000

Opening Weekend: $12,000,000

Domestic Box Office Gross: $77,324,422

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1. Streets of Philadelphia - Bruce Springsteen
2. Lovetown - Peter Gabriel
3. It's in Your Eyes - Pauletta Washington
4. Ibo Lele (Dreams Come True) - RAM
5. Please Send Me Someone to Love - Sade
6. Have You Ever Seen the Rain? - Spin Doctors
7. I Don't Wanna Talk About It - Indigo Girls
8. Mamma Morta - Maria Callas
9. Philadelphia - Neil Young
10. Precedent

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