The Firm
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Series: Mitch McDeere - book 1 of 2
Published: 1991


At the top of his class at Harvard Law, he had  his choice of the best in America. He made a deadly  mistake. When Mitch McDeere signed on with  Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought he  and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.  The firm leased him a BMW, paid off his school  loans, arranged a mortgage and hired him a  decorator. Mitch McDeere should have remembered what his  brother Ray -- doing fifteen years in a Tennessee  jail -- already knew. You never get nothing for  nothing. Now the FBI has the lowdown on Mitch's  firm and needs his help. Mitch is caught between a  rock and a hard place, with no choice -- if he  wants to live.

Films of The Firm

1993The Firm 6.8 Rotten Tomatoes - Fresh Created with Sketch. 75 58

Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Then, two Associates are murdered. The FBI contact him, asking him for information and suddenly his life is ruined. He has a choice - work with the FBI, or stay with the Firm. Either way he will lose his life as he knows it. Mitch figures the only way out is to follow his own plan...

154mDirector: Sydney PollackWriter: John Grisham (novel), David Rabe (screenplay), Robert Towne (screenplay), David Rayfiel (screenplay)Actors: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Hal HolbrookLanguage: EnglishAwards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.Genre: Drama, Mystery, ThrillerFormat: movieUSA

2012The Firm 7.1

Based on the best-selling novel by John Grisham, "The Firm" is a new drama series that continues the story of attorney Mitchell McDeere who, as a young associate 10 years earlier, had brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which had been operating as a front for the Chicago mob. After a difficult decade, which included a stay in the Federal Witness Protection Program, McDeere and his family now emerge from isolation to reclaim their lives and their future -- only to find that past dangers are still lurking and new threats are everywhere.

60mWriter: Lukas ReiterActors: Josh Lucas, Callum Keith Rennie, Molly Parker, Juliette LewisLanguage: EnglishAwards: 11 nominations.Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, ThrillerFormat: seriesCanadaUSA

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