November 21, 1997
Rated PG-13 for strong beating and elements of domestic abuse
Rudy Baylor (MATT DAMON) is an idealistic young law school graduate who aspires to be a "rainmaker," a bright star with a golden touch who will lavish cash-rich clients and billable hours on the firm that is fortunate enough to hire him. Of course, it would help if the young hotshot could get past the front-office receptionist of any law firm that would give him the time of day.
So Rudy takes the high road,... Full synopsis »
John Grisham's The Rainmaker comes to the big screen in a big way, with big stars such as the likes of Matt Damon, Danny DeVito, Jon Voight, Claire Danes, and Danny Glover. But an all-star cast isn't all that makes The Rainmaker worthwhile; it is an exceptionally well made and well crafted film. And, of course, the story is good because John Grisham wrote it. Full movie review »