The Firm (1993 movie)

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The Firm
Directed bySydney Pollack
Produced byJohn Davis
Sydney Pollack
Scott Rudin
Screenplay byDavid Rabe
Robert Towne
David Rayfiel
Based onThe Firm
by John Grisham
StarringTom Cruise
Jeanne Tripplehorn
Gene Hackman
Ed Harris
Holly Hunter
Hal Holbrook
David Strathairn
Music byDave Grusin
CinematographyJohn Seale
Edited byWilliam Steinkamp
Fredric Steinkamp
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • June 30, 1993 (1993-06-30)
Running time
154 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$42 million
Box office$270,248,367

The Firm is a 1993 American legal thriller movie. It stars Tom Cruise and Holly Hunter and was directed by Sydney Pollack. The thriller is based on a novel of the same name by author John Grisham.

Locations used to shoot movie[change | change source]

Memphis, Tennessee
  • Owen Brennan's - Lunch scene in cocktail/bar area. Owen Brennan's commemorated the filming by placing plaques on the two cocktail chairs where Tom Cruise and Gene Hackman sat.
  • Peabody Hotel - BBQ roof scene overlooking Mississippi River Bridge and downtown Memphis.
  • Beale Street - Scene where Mitch and Abby see young tumblers as street performers
  • Lausanne Collegiate School- Playground scene and others.
  • Front Street Deli - Meeting at diner.
  • Mud Island
  • Blues City Cafe - FBI first meeting with Mitch.
  • Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Marion, Arkansas
  • The Marion Hotel - Apartment room on top floor for a scene.

Release[change | change source]

Critical reaction to The Firm was mostly positive. The movie got a 76% rating at Rotten Tomatoes.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. The Firm movie reviews at Rotten Tomatoes

Other websites[change | change source]