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Summary Michael Clayton (George Clooney) is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm’s co-founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen’s dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients’ messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs ...

Directed By: Tony Gilroy

Written By: Tony Gilroy

Michael Clayton

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 36 Critic Reviews
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82
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 216 User Ratings
8.1
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Summary Michael Clayton (George Clooney) is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm’s co-founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen’s dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients’ messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs ...

Directed By: Tony Gilroy

Written By: Tony Gilroy

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Universal Acclaim Based on 36 Critic Reviews
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Universal Acclaim Based on 216 User Ratings
8.1
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13% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 216 User Ratings
8.1
83% Positive
180 Ratings
13% Mixed
28 Ratings
4% Negative
8 Ratings

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Production Company Samuels Media, Castle Rock Entertainment, Mirage Enterprises, Section Eight
Release Date Oct 5, 2007
Duration 1 h 59 m
Rating R
Tagline The Truth Can Be Adjusted
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 7 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
4 Nominations
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
7 Nominations