A Time to Kill Image

Mixed or average reviews - based on 21 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 83 Ratings

Summary: A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice. (Warner Bros.)
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Runtime: 149 min
Rating: Rated R for violence and some graphic language.
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genres: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: May 24, 2002
Director Credit
Joel Schumacher Director
Writer Credit
Akiva Goldsman Screenplay
John Grisham Novel "A Time To Kill"
Principal Cast Credit
Kevin Spacey D.A. Rufus Buckley
Matthew McConaughey Jake Tyler Brigance
Samuel L. Jackson Carl Lee Hailey
Sandra Bullock Ellen Roark
Cast Credit
Ashley Judd Carla Brigance
Brenda Fricker Ethel Twitty
Charles S. Dutton Sheriff Ozzie Walls
Darrin Mitchell Skip Hailey
Donald Sutherland Lucien Wilbanks
Kiefer Sutherland Freddie Lee Cobb
LaConte McGrew Slim Hailey
Oliver Platt Harry Rex Vonner
Patrick McGoohan Judge Omar Noose
Rae'Ven Larrymore-Kelly Tonya Hailey
Tonea Stewart Gwen Hailey
Producer Credit
Arnon Milchan Producer
Hunt Lowry Producer
John Grisham Producer
Michael G. Nathanson Producer
William M. Elvin Associate Producer
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