Released Date
July 24, 1996
Distributor
Warner Bros.
Genre
Thriller
Rating
R
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$108,766,007 + $43,500,000 = $152,266,007
57

Sandra Bullock

as Ellen Roark

72

Samuel L. Jackson

as Carl Lee Hailey

51

Matthew McConaughey

as Jake Brigance

49

Octavia Spencer

as Roark's Nurse

62

Kevin Spacey

as Rufus Buckley

54

Kiefer Sutherland

as Freddie Lee Cobb

86

Donald Sutherland

as Lucien Wilbanks

53

Ashley Judd

as Carla Brigance

61

Oliver Platt

as Harry Rex Vonner

70

Chris Cooper

as Dwayne Looney

76

Brenda Fricker

as Ethel Twitty

1928-2009

Patrick McGoohan

as Judge Omar Noose

About A Time To Kill

In Canton, 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.

About

Carl Lee Hailey gets revenge on the man who brutally raped his young daughter by shooting him. Lawyer Jake Brigance is his only hope Carl has to be acquitted. 

Trivia

The film is based on the novel of the same name by John Grisham. The film marks Octavia Spencer's film debut.