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Runaway Jury

Runaway Jury(2003)

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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. But it's a suit that may be won even before it begins--based solely on the selection, manipulation and, ultimately, the attempted "theft" of the jury. Representing the widow is Wendall Rohr, a courtly Southern lawyer with a moral center and a heartfelt passion for the case he's presenting. His opponent is ostensibly the attorney representing the corporation. But in reality, defense counsel is only the front man for Rankin Fitch, a brilliant and ruthless jury consultant. At a high tech command center set up in an old French Quarter warehouse, Fitch and his team work on the surveillance and assessment of potential jurors. He will know everything about their lives, and strategically manipulate the jury selection process. The only acceptable result is the perfect jury to vote in favor of his client. Fitch and Rohr soon realize they're not the only ones out to win the jury. One of the jurors, Nick Easter, seems to have his own plan for swaying the panel. And a mysterious woman known only as Marlee contacts both Rohr and Fitch telling them the jury's for sale to either of them--and that the verdict won't come cheap. While the case is argued in court, a dangerous cat and mouse game begins to play out in New Orleans' French Quarter. Rohr's morality put to the test, and Fitch is poised to cross the line from selecting a jury to stealing it--no matter who gets hurt in the process.

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Gary Fleder Director
John Cusack Nick Easter
Gene Hackman Rankin Fitch
Dustin Hoffman Wendall Rohr
Jeremy Piven Lawrence Green
Bruce McGill Judge Harkin
Stanley Anderson Garland Jankle
Cliff Curtis Frank Herrera
Nestor Serrano Janovich
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MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  2003 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  20TH CENTURY FOX DISTRIBUTION/WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WARNER BROS. PICTURES)
Sound:  Production Co:  .....Production Company, New Regency Productions .....Production Company, Hispano Foxfilms .....Theatrical Distributor, Skifan Hf .....Theatrical Distributor, Toho-Towa Company .....Theatrical Distributor, Filmcompagniet .....Theatrical Distributor, Nu-Metro .....Theatrical Distributor, 20th Century Fox International .....Theatrical Distributor, Ufd .....Theatrical Distributor, Fs Film Oy .....Theatrical Distributor, Rialto Films .....Theatrical Distributor, 20th Century Fox Distribution .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor, Regency Enterprises .....Financier, Canali .....Gene Hackman'S Wardrobe Provider; Selected Apparel For Dustin Hoffman, Panavision, Ltd. .....Various, Location Catering Services .....Catering, Todd-Ao .....Various, Reel Team .....Voice Casting, .....Craft Service, Howard Anderson Company .....Opticals, Soundelux .....Post-Production Sound Facility, Warner Bros. Studio Facilities .....Adr Stage, Yu+Co .....Titles
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