Released Date
December 22, 1993
Distributor
TriStar Pictures
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG-13
Budget
$26,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$77,446,440 + $129,232,000 = $206,678,440
65

Tom Hanks

as Andrew Beckett

67

Denzel Washington

as Joe Miller

61

Antonio Banderas

as Miguel Álvarez

68

Mary Steenburgen

as Belinda Conine

62

Bradley Whitford

as Jamey Collins

91

Joanne Woodward

as Sarah Beckett

65

Ann Dowd

as Jill Beckett

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Charles Napier

as Judge Lucas Garnett

71

Anna Deavere Smith

as Anthea Burton

About Philadelphia

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

About

When a man with HIV is fired from his powerful law firm, he gains the help of a homophobic small time lawyer in order to sue against his prior place of employment for discrimination. 

Trivia

The home videos at the end of the film is actual home video footage of Tom Hanks as a child. Tom Hanks won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.