Runaway Jury -- In this suspenseful thriller, a high-priced and ruthless jury 'consultant' will stop at nothing to secure a verdict on an explosive trial.
Based on John Grisham's best-selling novel. Nicholas Easter (John Cusack) is the foreman on the jury of an important gun control case. His girlfriend Marlee (Rachel Weisz) and him attempt to swindle both the defense and the plaintiff by extorting their lawyers to pay millions of dollars in exchange for influence on the trial's ultimate outcome.
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From master storyteller John Grisham and the director of Don't Say A Word comes a taut suspense-thriller that grabs hold of you, and never lets go. When a young widow in New Orleans brings a civil suit against the powerful corporate consortium she holds responsible for her husband's murder, she sets in motion a multi-million dollar case. It's a suit that may be won even before it begins however, based solely on the selection, manipulation, and ultimately, the attempted "theft" of the jury. With lives and millions of dollars at stake, the fixer plays a deadly cat-and-mouse game with a jury member (John Cusack) and a mysterious woman (Rachel Weisz) who offer to "deliver" the verdict to the highest bidder. Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman stars as idealistic prosecutor Wendell Rohr, and Gene Hackman takes on the role of ruthless jury consultant Rankin Fitch. Packed with danger, intrigue and pulse-pounding twists and turns, Runaway Jury rules!
In this suspenseful thriller, a high-priced and ruthless jury "consultant" will stop at nothing to secure a verdict on an explosive trial.
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