The Pelican Brief



137 Min

The Pelican Brief


Two Supreme Court Justices have been killed. Now a college professor, who clerked for one of the two men, who's 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...

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Dec 17th, 1993


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The Pelican Brief

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A law school student finds herself on the run with a reporter when she correctly speculates the reasons for the overnight assassinations of 2 Supreme Court justices.

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- To research his role as reporter Gray Grantham, Denzel Washington spent time with Washington Post editors and reporters.

- Although the Tulane Law School has moved to a new building since this film was released, the room where Julia Roberts and Sam Shepard meet for class early in the move is still a classroom:…More

- There were scenes filmed for the movie that showed Verheek in DC showing his colleagues 'The Pelican Brief'. These were cut from the final film but a brief glimpse of them is still visible in…More

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