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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- For the scenes inside the White House, the sets created for Dave were used.

- The two main stars, Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington , do not appear on screen together until an hour and 5 minutes into the movie.More

- John Grisham wrote the part of Darby Shaw with Julia Roberts in mind. Roberts read the book once it was finished and agreed to the role without even seeing a script.

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