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The rainmaker / Constellation Films presents a Douglas/Reuther production in association with American Zoetrope ; produced by Michael Douglas, Steven Reuther and Fred Fuchs ; screen play by Francis Ford Coppola ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

Douglas, Michael, 1944- (Added Author). Reuther, Steven. (Added Author). Fuchs, Fred (Fred S.) (Added Author). Coppola, Francis Ford, 1939- (Added Author). Damon, Matt. (Added Author). Danes, Claire, 1979- (Added Author). Voight, Jon, 1938- (Added Author). Place, Mary Kay. (Added Author). Rourke, Mickey. (Added Author). DeVito, Danny. (Added Author). Herr, Michael, 1940-2016 (Added Author). Grisham, John. Rainmaker. (Added Author). Constellation Films. (Added Author). American Zoetrope (Firm) (Added Author). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Jon Voight, Mary Kay Place, Mickey Rourke, Danny DeVito. (Cast). Narrator, Michael Herr. (Cast).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD RAINMAKER (DRAMA) (Text) 39206020495113 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1415728925
  • ISBN: 9781415728925
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special collector's ed.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by John Grisham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features: Commentary by director Francis Ford Coppola and actor Danny DeVito; watch 'The rainmaker' with Francis Ford Coppola; Francis Ford Coppola directs John Grisham's The rainmaker; deleted scenes; includes extended beginning; alternate ending; 'The rainmaker' screen tests.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Toll ; editor, Barry Malkin ; music, Elmer Bernstein ; costume designer, Aggie Guerard Rodgers ; production designer, Howard Cummings.
Participant or Performer Note:
Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Jon Voight, Mary Kay Place, Mickey Rourke, Danny DeVito.
Narrator, Michael Herr.
Summary, etc.:
Rudy is a young lawyer fresh out of college who takes the case of his life. He is the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. Rudy takes on this client in his first case after the head of his law office has to hide because he's wanted by the feds. He must overcome many obstacles inside and outside the courtroom as he attempts to find out what it means to be a lawyer and how far you have to go before you become a sell-out.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a strong beating and elements of domestic abuse.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, NTSC.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD is copy-protected.
Language Note:
English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, English, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Lawyers > United States > Drama.
Insurance companies > United States > Drama.
Health insurance claims > United States > Drama.
Honesty > Drama.
Abogados > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Compañías de seguros > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Legal films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Legal > Feature.
Thriller > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
Feature films.
Legal drama (Films)
Suspense films.

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