The Pelican Brief

The Pelican Brief

Reporter (Denzel Washington) helps law student (Julia Roberts) unravel government cover-up.

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The Pelican Brief


Thriller141 Mins1993PG-13

Taut thriller about a young law student whose legal brief about the assassination of two Supreme Court justices causes her to be targeted by killers. She realizes just how accurate her accusations have been when her lover and mentor is murdered. Forced to go on the run in New Orleans, she is aided by a journalist who helps her unravel a conspiracy involving senior government figures.


  • Suspenseful