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A Civil Action (1998)

PG-13
115 min | Drama

A tenacious lawyer takes on a case involving a major company responsible for causing several people to be diagnosed with leukemia due to the town's water supply being contaminated, at the risk of bankrupting his firm and career.
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$ 75,000,000
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$ 15,163,484
Gross (USA)
$ 56,702,901
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Jan 8, 1999 (United States)

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6.5 / 10 | 25,289 votes