Movie Review: The Runaway Jury

Saw this one last night. This is another courtroom drama with excellent performances from Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman and John Cusack. Gene Hackman gives another Oscar worthy performance as a sleezeball lawyer.

Its the victims vs. the large evil corporation. In Grisham's book the evil corporation is a large tobacco company. In the movie, it is a manufacturer of firearms. The plot runs more like a thriller than an argument against guns.

My favorite part is when the jury has to be scrutinized by the prosecution. Some scenes were way to theatrical but still a great movie.

My verdict: watch this one.

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