Roman J. Israel, Esq

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2017 | PG-13 | Drama Thriller | 2hrs, 9m

A Los Angeles attorney, is offered a job at a prestigious law firm after the death of his longtime partner. He takes on a case that has life-altering repercussions. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, November 3, 2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
Friday, November 17, 2017

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On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

March 2018

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DIRECTOR

Dan Gilroy

Screenwriter

Dan Gilroy

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for language and some violence

Storyline

A hard nosed liberal lawyer named Roman J. Israel has been fighting the good fight forever while others take the credit. When his partner, the firm's front man, has a heart attack, Israel suddenly takes on that role. He finds out some unsettling things about what the crusading law firm as done that run afoul of his values of helping the poor and dispossessed, and finds himself in existential crisis that leads to extreme action.
modified plot formulation from deadline.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • The under $40 million pic is Michael Clayton meets The Verdict (Deadline.com, 9/21/16).
  • Colin Farrell will play the slick, money-focused lawyer who recruits the researcher to his firm (Hollywood Reporter, 1/31/17).
Also Known As
  • Inner City
Shooting Locations
  • March 2017: Los Angeles, California, United States

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