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Top 7 Movies of John Grisham Novels


These are movies that have been made based on best-selling author John Grisham's novels.

1. A Time to Kill

A Time To Kill Movie Cover
Warner Brothers Archive
Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey and Kevin Spacey star in this film about a black man who killed the two white men who raped and tourtured his 10-year-old daughter. Also features Brenda Fricker, Oliver Platt, Charles S. Dutton, Ashley Judd, Patrick McGoohan, Chris Cooper, and Donald and Keifer Sutherland.
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2. The Chamber

The Chamber
A young lawyer attemps to save his estranged grandfather, an unrepentant members of the Klan, from the Mississippi gas chamber for a 1967 bombing that inadvertently killed two children. Stars Chris O'Donnell, Gene Hackman and Faye Dunaway.
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3. The Client

The Client
An 11-year-old boy accidentally witnesses a suicide and finds himself chased by the mob for what they think he may have learned from the dying man. He turns to an unseasoned attorney to help protect his family. Stars Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones and newcomer Brad Renfro.
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4. The Firm

The Firm
Directed by Sydney Pollack, this film tells the story of a hotshot Harvard Law School graduate who finds himself working for a Memphis law firm with connections to the underworld that no one leaves alive. Stars Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Gene Hackman.
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5. The Pelican Brief

The Pelican Brief
Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington star in this thriller about a law student whose life is in danger when she discovers the truth behind the deaths of two Supreme Court justices. Directed by Alan J. Pakula, the film also features Sam Shepard, John Heard, James B. Sikking, Tony Goldwyn, Stanley Tucci, Hume Cronyn, John Lithgow, William Atherton, and Robert Culp.
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6. The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker
Matt Damon portrays rookie lawyer Rudy Baylor who takes the case of boy who was denied life-saving treatment for leukemia by a powerful insurance company. Star-studded cast includes John Voight, Mary Kay Place, Danny DeVito, and Mickey Rourke.
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7. Runaway Jury

Runaway Jury
A jury expert for a big gun manufactuerer see his efforts to pick the perfect jury go awry when a mysterious caller begins to predict unusual behavior by the jury. Stars Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, John Cusack and Rachel Weisz.
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