The Firm (1993 movie)

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The Firm
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Produced by John Davis
Sydney Pollack
Scott Rudin
Screenplay by David Rabe
Robert Towne
David Rayfiel
Starring Tom Cruise
Jeanne Tripplehorn
Gene Hackman
Ed Harris
Holly Hunter
Hal Holbrook
David Strathairn
Music by Dave Grusin
Cinematography John Seale
Editing by William Steinkamp
Fredric Steinkamp
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s)June 30, 1993 (1993-06-30)
Running time 154 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $42 million
Money made $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]