Pelican Brief, The
Academy Award winners Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington headline and Alan J. Pakula (Presumed Innocent, All The President's Men) direct this first-rate thriller based on the John Grisham bestseller.
Two Supreme Court justices have been murdered and a lone law student (Roberts) turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She and a determined investigative reporter (Washington) want to tell the world what they have uncovered if they live to tell it. The race is on and these two are more than runners. They're moving targets.