A Civil Action

"They came for human drama. We've given them three months of geology lessons," pleads desperate attorney Jan Schlichtmann (John Travolta) on behalf of his jury. He could be speaking for the audience. Courtroom dramas that favor the courtroom over the drama are always in danger of eye-glazing dullness. And the sad irony is that the more closely filmmakers...read more

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02:33 — A lawyer puts his career on the line for the rights of his clients.
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00:31 — Environmental toxins in the town of Woburn, Massachusetts contaminate the area's water supply, and become linked to a number of deaths of neighboring (more…)

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A lawyer takes on two giant Massachusetts companies accused of polluting water, which sickened and killed many children. He foresees a multimillion-dollar settlement, but underestimates the resources and resolve of his opponents.

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A lawyer takes on two giant Massachusetts companies accused of polluting water, which sickened and killed many children. He foresees a multimillion-dollar settlement, but underestimates the resources and resolve of his opponents.

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Thu Jul 27 6:00pm
A Civil Action FLIXe

A lawyer takes on two giant Massachusetts companies accused of polluting water, which sickened and killed many children. He foresees a multimillion-dollar settlement, but underestimates the resources and resolve of his opponents.

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  • Released: 1998
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: "They came for human drama. We've given them three months of geology lessons," pleads desperate attorney Jan Schlichtmann (John Travolta) on behalf of his jury. He could be speaking for the audience. Courtroom dramas that favor the courtroom over the dram… (more)

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