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A Time to Kill (1996)

R
149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.
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John Grisham (novel "A Time To Kill") | Akiva Goldsman (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 40,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 19,630,000
Gross (USA)
$ 108,766,007
Gross (World)
$ 152,266,007
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Release date
Jul 24, 1996 (United States)

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7.4 / 10 | 114,243 votes