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  • A Time to Kill (1996)
  • R
    149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A Time to Kill (1996)
R
149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

In Clanton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his ten-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.
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Writers
John Grisham (novel "A Time To Kill") | Akiva Goldsman (screenplay)
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Release date
Jul 24, 1996 (United States)

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87 cast members
Name Known for
Matthew McConaughey
Jake Tyler Brigance Jake Tyler Brigance   See fewer
Sandra Bullock
Ellen Roark Ellen Roark   See fewer
Samuel L. Jackson
Carl Lee Hailey Carl Lee Hailey   See fewer
Kevin Spacey
D.A. Rufus Buckley D.A. Rufus Buckley   See fewer
Oliver Platt
Harry Rex Vonner Harry Rex Vonner   See fewer
Charles S. Dutton
Sheriff Ozzie Walls Sheriff Ozzie Walls   See fewer
Brenda Fricker
Ethel Twitty Ethel Twitty   See fewer
Donald Sutherland
Lucien Wilbanks Lucien Wilbanks   See fewer
Kiefer Sutherland
Freddie Lee Cobb Freddie Lee Cobb   See fewer
Patrick McGoohan
Judge Omar Noose Judge Omar Noose   See fewer
Ashley Judd
Carla Brigance Carla Brigance   See fewer
Tonea Stewart
Gwen Hailey Gwen Hailey   See fewer
RaéVen Kelly
Tonya Hailey (as RaéVen Larrymore Kelly) Tonya Hailey (as RaéVen Larrymore Kelly)   See fewer
Darrin Mitchell
Skip Hailey Skip Hailey   See fewer
LaConte McGrew
Slim Hailey Slim Hailey   See fewer
Devin Lloyd
Willie Hailey Willie Hailey   See fewer
John Diehl
Tim Nunley Tim Nunley   See fewer
Chris Cooper
Deputy Dwayne Powell Looney Deputy Dwayne Powell Looney   See fewer
Nicky Katt
Billy Ray Cobb Billy Ray Cobb   See fewer
Doug Hutchison
James Louis 'Pete' Willard James Louis 'Pete' Willard   See fewer
Kurtwood Smith
Stump Sisson Stump Sisson   See fewer
Tim Parati
Winston Winston   See fewer
Mark W. Johnson
Deputy Willie Hastings (as Mark Whitman Johnson) Deputy Willie Hastings (as Mark Whitman Johnson)   See fewer
Beth Grant
Cora Mae Cobb Cora Mae Cobb   See fewer
Joe Seneca
Reverend Isaiah Street Reverend Isaiah Street   See fewer
Anthony Heald
Dr. Wilbert Rodeheaver Dr. Wilbert Rodeheaver   See fewer
Thomas Merdis
Reverend Ollie Agee Reverend Ollie Agee   See fewer
Alexandra Kyle
Hannah Brigance Hannah Brigance   See fewer
Terry Loughlin
Jury Foreman Jury Foreman   See fewer
Andy Stahl
Reluctant Male Juror Reluctant Male Juror   See fewer
Joe Bullen
Joe Frank Perryman Joe Frank Perryman   See fewer
Lorraine Middleton
Blonde Woman Juror Blonde Woman Juror   See fewer
Graham Timbes
Male Juror Male Juror   See fewer
Jonathan Hadary
Norman Reinfield Norman Reinfield   See fewer
Benjamin Mouton
Klan Bomber Klan Bomber   See fewer
Byron Jennings
Brent Musgrove Brent Musgrove   See fewer
Patrick Sutton
Militant Teenager Militant Teenager   See fewer
Greg Lauren
Taylor Taylor   See fewer
Danny Nelson
Bud Twitty Bud Twitty   See fewer
Mike Pniewski
Deputy Tatum Deputy Tatum   See fewer
Elizabeth Omilami
Woman Angry at Klan Woman Angry at Klan   See fewer
Lukas Cain
Looney's Son Looney's Son   See fewer
Stacy Rae Toyon
Looney's Wife Looney's Wife   See fewer
Wayne Dehart
Claude (as Wayne deHart) Claude (as Wayne deHart)   See fewer
Helen E. Floyd
Waitress at Claude's Waitress at Claude's   See fewer
David Brian Williams
Customer at Claude's Customer at Claude's   See fewer
Octavia Spencer
Roark's Nurse Roark's Nurse   See fewer
James M. Crumley Jr.
Guardsman Mackenvale Guardsman Mackenvale   See fewer
Jim Ritchie
Tom Hardy Tom Hardy   See fewer
Perry Ritchie
Sarah Hardy Sarah Hardy   See fewer
Mike McLaren
Administrator at Whitfield Administrator at Whitfield   See fewer
Tim Monich
Reverend Fink (as Timothy F. Monich) Reverend Fink (as Timothy F. Monich)   See fewer
Leonard L. Thomas
Man in Lumberyard (as Leonard Thomas) Man in Lumberyard (as Leonard Thomas)   See fewer
Brance H. Beamon
Noose's Butler Noose's Butler   See fewer
Mildred J. Gilbreath
Noose's Housekeeper Noose's Housekeeper   See fewer
Will Crapps
Minister Minister   See fewer
David U. Hodges
Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
Maggie Wade Dixon
T.V. Anchor T.V. Anchor   See fewer
Russell Hambline
Old Man Bates Old Man Bates   See fewer
Robert Chapman
Young Fisherman Young Fisherman   See fewer
Robert R. Bell Jr.
Fisherman Fisherman   See fewer
Tommy McCullough
Old Fisherman Old Fisherman   See fewer
Bettina Rose
Evelyn (Buckley's Secretary) Evelyn (Buckley's Secretary)   See fewer
Terrance Freeman
Court Deputy Court Deputy   See fewer
Alice Julius-Scott
N.A.A.C.P. Woman N.A.A.C.P. Woman   See fewer
William Truly Jr.
N.A.A.C.P. Man #1 (as Dr. William Truly Jr.) N.A.A.C.P. Man #1 (as Dr. William Truly Jr.)   See fewer
Walter L. Hutchins
N.A.A.C.P. Man #2 N.A.A.C.P. Man #2   See fewer
Jerry Hunt
John (the Electrical Company Worker) John (the Electrical Company Worker)   See fewer
Howard Ballou
Reporter #1 with Hastings Reporter #1 with Hastings   See fewer
Todd Demers
Reporter #1 with Jake Reporter #1 with Jake   See fewer
Stephanie Strickland
Stephanie (Reporter #1 with Buckley) Stephanie (Reporter #1 with Buckley)   See fewer
Kim Hendrix
Kim (Reporter #2 with Buckley) Kim (Reporter #2 with Buckley)   See fewer
Rob Jay
Reporter #3 with Buckley Reporter #3 with Buckley   See fewer
Sherri Hilton
Reporter #2 with Jake Reporter #2 with Jake   See fewer
Steve Coulter
Klansman Klansman   See fewer
Jackie Stewart
Fire Chief Fire Chief   See fewer
Rosebud Dixon-Green
Woman at Rally Woman at Rally   See fewer
Sheryl Clark
Courtroom Gallery / Shooting Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Gallery / Shooting Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Eva Ford
Courtroom Observer / Townsperson (uncredited) Courtroom Observer / Townsperson (uncredited)   See fewer
Stuart Greenwell
Concerned Neighbor (uncredited) Concerned Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
Justin Mabry
Riot Scene (uncredited) Riot Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
Lorin Moore
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
M. Emmet Walsh
Dr. Willard Tyrell 'W.T.' Bass (the Defense Psychologist) (uncredited) Dr. Willard Tyrell 'W.T.' Bass (the Defense Psychologist) (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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