Movie Trailer for Philadelphia (1993) starring Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Roberta Maxwell, Karen Finley, Robert Ridgely directed by Jonathan Demme Movie Review

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Trailer for Philadelphia

Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks - Sleepless in Seattle) is a promising lawyer with a glittering career ahead of him at a very prestigious law firm. Suddenly he finds himself sacked from his job for supposedly being incompetent and not having what it takes. He knows that the real reason is because have discovered that he is a homosexual suffering from AIDS. Aggrieved at the injustice he hires Joe Miller (Denzel Washington - The Pelican Brief), a personal injury lawyer, to help him defend his dignity and his professional reputation. At first Miller is reluctant to take on the case but when he reflects on the racial prejudices he has incurred, he agrees to take it on and in doing so, challenges his own prejudices against AIDS and homosexuality. As he fights for the reputation of Miller, he is also fighting against the ignorance and prejudices of society. ... Read Review