The Pelican Brief
Thriller • PG-13 • 1993 • 2 hr 21 min
Likely very good when it came out, but felt like an old cheesy story from 2022. Great actors though!
Probably better than average thriller if you can put some of the cast's wooden acting out of your head for the majority of the story!
Good, but I haven’t watched it again since ‘93. This puts it in the “one watch wonder” movie category.
Good movie, not super memorable but suspenseful while watching!
Good story middle of the road movie. Should have been better with the star power
Very engaging and intense, made all the better by great actors. Not perfect but very solid film- one of the better legal mysteries.
Nice movie about conspiracy, the actors were well, and the plot dont seem forced.
Good Grisham adaptation, but didn't age well story telling wise... Feels a little wooden and unimpressive today... Still an okay-ish watch..
So many good movies out there, something for everyone's taste. This was an excellent movie, start to finish.
I love this kind of movies. Fast, smart, make a lot of sense, great actors, who play amazingly.
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