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Fast paced action thriller never disappoints. Tom Cruise plays Harvard law graduate Mitch McDeer who is headhunted by a Memphis law firm who ultimately win him and his wife over. The honeymoon ends when Mitch discovers some disturbing secrets within the firm. The Firm is a classic law story that is easily the best Grisham adaptation to date.
"The Firm" is drawn out and over complicated most of the time, but some parts are really intriguing. I found myself either confused or bored for most of the movie. Regardless, I would recommend seeing since it's a classic, and some of the acting is very good.
This movie isn't the greatest but Cruise is on point as usual and the supporting cast is solid especially Gene Hackman. I never found Jeanne Tripplehorn to be that attractive and I still don't. If it was maybe 20 minutes shorter that wouldn't be bad either.
A great suspense movie! Well acted, well put together. You really do feel scared for the characters. You gotta pay attention closely to get all the details, but it's worth it, because they build up an impossible situation for Cruise's character to overcome.
Tom Cruise plays Mitch McDeer in the movie adaptation of John Grisham's The Firm. Mitch is a hot lawyer with tons of promise and getting offers from all the top firms in the country. He manages to pick the worst one, a firm that is being back fitted by the mob. He must now use the law to save himself, his wife, and his brother to get his life back. The film is a decent adaptation of the book, but goes on way too long at 2.5 hours. The movie is a bit slow and does not have enough of a payoff to really be worth watching again.
"The Firm" is a great Mystery and Suspense/Drama film of 1993. The acting in "The Firm" is amazing, the best acting is from "Tom Cruise" and "Gene Hackman". The plot to "The Firm" is great, towards the end it gets better and better, some scenes in the film are pointless/slow. Some of the music in "The Firm" isn't best suited for some scenes. I recommend you watch "The Firm" as it is a great Mystery and Suspense/Drama film of 1993. I give "The Firm" a 7.5/10.
A handsomely made legal thriller with a couple of fine performances and suspenseful sequences. It is a little too long, but thankfully Sydney Pollack's smooth direction and Cruise's solid performance always keep the film going. The Firm is a thoroughly entertaining film.
Tom Cruise is not my favorite actor but in some movies he got something, with the other actors this movie has that something...just need a little bit more of suspense. And above all looks like any of that is happening in real world in these recently years or maybe always had been like that.
I very much did like the firm based on the john grisham best seller where tom cruise plays a law school graduate who joins a law firm in Memphis cruises character is unaware that the firm is corrupt and no one has ever left the firm alive. gene hackman,holly hunter,jeanne tripplehorn and ed also give good performances