Philadelphia
Philadelphia

Philadelphia

1993
PG, L, M
Fearing it would compromise his career, lawyer Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks) hides his homosexuality and HIV status at a powerful Philadelphia law firm. But his secret is exposed when a colleague spots the illness's telltale lesions. Fired shortly afterwards, Beckett resolves to sue for discrimination, teaming up with Joe Miller (Denzel Washington), the only lawyer willing to help. In court, they face one of his ex-employer's top litigators, Belinda Conine (Mary Steenburgen).
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  • Director

    • Jonathan Demme
  • Cast

    • Tom Hanks
    • Denzel Washington
    • Roberta Maxwell
    • Buzz Kilman
    • Daniel Chapman
    • Ron Vawter
    • Anna Deavere Smith
    • Mark Sorensen Jr.
    • Karen Finley
    • Joanne Woodward
  • Writer

    • Ron Nyswaner
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Philadelphia
Philadelphia

Philadelphia

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition he hires a homophobic small time lawyer for a wrongful dismissal suit.

2h 5m 29s