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Firm, The

Year: 1993
Studio: Paramount
Director: Sydney Pollack
Producer: Sydney Pollack
Writer: John Grisham
Cast: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Wilford Brimley, Hal Holbrook, Holly Hunter, Ed Harris, David Strathairn, Gary Busey
One of the first serious films for the Cruiser, and one that allowed him to flex is acting muscles to a comfortable degree.

From the bestselling John Grisham novel comes the story of the idealistic young lawyer who lands a gig at a very powerful and prestigious law firm that he soon discovers is into some shady dealings.

I forget the shady dealings they're into, but the solid performances by a cast of both able veterans and young pros almost overshadows it.

Taut and satisfying.

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