15 certificateThe Rainmaker is a Film programme that first aired in 1997 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Rainmaker is a 3 star programme

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The Rainmaker (1997)

Directed by
Francis Ford Coppola

Legal drama adapted from the John Grisham novel about a young law school graduate whose first case pits the little guy against a large corporation. A major insurance company is accused of stalling on a leukaemia victim's health claim. Tense courtroom scenes and an earnest study of legal and moral principles unfold as the idealistic young lawyer battles against cynicism and corruption.

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Also known as "John Grisham's 'The Rainmaker'", "John Grisham's The Rainmaker", "L'Idéaliste"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1997

3/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Matt DamonMatt Damon...Rudy Baylor
Image for Danny DeVitoDanny DeVito...Deck Shifflet
Image for Claire DanesClaire Danes...Kelly Riker
Image for Jon VoightJon Voight...Leo F. Drummond
Mary Kay Place...Dot Black
Image for Dean StockwellDean Stockwell...Judge Harvey Hale
Teresa Wright...Miss Birdie
Image for Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen...Jackie Lemanczyk
Image for Mickey RourkeMickey Rourke...J. Lyman 'Bruiser' Stone
Andrew Shue...Cliff Riker
Red West...Buddy Black
Image for Johnny WhitworthJohnny Whitworth...Donny Ray Black
Wayne Emmons...Prince Thomas
Adrian Roberts...Butch
Image for Roy ScheiderRoy Scheider...Wilfred Keeley