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Philadelphia (1993)

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3.5 out of 10 Well worth a watch
Declan from Galway, 16 Jul 2013
I hadn't seen this movie since it was first released. Its amazing to see how far we've come since then, though covert discrimination continues. An interesting drama with Washington doing a convincing turn as a lawyer wrestling his own homophobia. Not a perfect movie by any means but enjoyable and well worth a watch. See what you can make of Washington's reaction to the discussion after the party and the music about halfway through the movie...
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5 out of 10 Brilliant
nicola from Dublin, 15 Apr 2013
Have seen this a few times and rented it again recently. Great Story with amazing actors. would recommend to anyone
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5 out of 10 Philadelphia
Dominic from Dublin, 15 Jul 2008
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Up-and-coming young lawyer Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks) has just been fired by his prestigious law firm. They say he hasn't got what it takes. Andrew knows it's because he's got AIDS. Determined to defend his professional reputation, Andrew hires fierce, brilliant personal-injury attorney Joe Miller (Denzel Washington) to sue his former employers for wrongful dismissal. Joe is initially reluctant to take on the case. Although he as grown up knowing the pain of prejudice,...

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