1993 Drama Movies

The Firm

The Firm

  • 75%
  • R
  • 154 min
  • Drama

Mitch McDeere is a young and ambitious Harvard Law student. Mitch is widely sought after by law firms, but turns down several offers from top firms to go to work for a small, but wealthy Memphis firm.

Ignoring his wife's initial misgivings about the new job and the partners at the firm, Mitch dives into his new career with ambition and greed. But when two of his fellow lawyers die mysteriously, Mitch begins to listen to his wife and ultimately uncovers that the firm is a front for a complex web of organized crime from which no lawyer has ever escaped. Mitch must choose to either accept his role in the firm fully or turn the firm in and help the FBI bring it down.

Chaplin

Chaplin

    • PG-13
    • 143 min
    • Biography

    A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker.

    Menace II Society

    Menace II Society

    • 85%
    • R
    • 97 min
    • Crime

    A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

    The Pelican Brief

    The Pelican Brief

    • 52%
    • PG-13
    • 141 min
    • Crime

    Two Supreme Court Justices have been killed. Now a college professor, who clerked for one of the two men, who's also having an affair with one of his students, is given a brief by her, that states who probably, wanted to see these two men dead. He then gives it to one of his friends, who works for the FBI. When the FBI director reads it, he is fascinated by it. One of the preseident's men who read it, is afraid that if it ever got out, the president could be smeared. So, he adivises the president to tell the director to drop it, which he does. But later the professor and the girl were out and he was drunk and when he refused to give her the keys she stepped out of the car. When he started it, it blew up. She then discovers that her place has been burglarized and what was taken were her computer and her disks. Obviously, her brief has someone agitated. She then turns to her boyfriend's friend at the FBI, he agrees to come meet her but before he does someone shoots him and takes his place. At the meeting, he was about to kill her when someone shoots him. She then decides to turn to Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, who was contacted by someone who says he has info on the killings but backed out at the last minute. He then meets her and tells her what her brief is, and basically, the man she suspects is a good friend of the president, who is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court. Grantham tells her that her brief can harm the president and all what they have are theories, he asks her to help him but she wants to leave the country. When Grantham's editor tells him that they have nothing that he should drop cause the man she implicated is extremely powerful. Grantham's about to drop it when she says that she will help him. But can they stay alive?

    In the Name of the Father

    In the Name of the Father

    • 94%
    • R
    • 128 min
    • Biography

    A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

    The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence

    • 80%
    • PG
    • 139 min
    • Drama

    Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

    Gettysburg

    Gettysburg

    • 88%
    • PG
    • 261 min
    • Drama

    Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and Pickett's Charge, the fate of "one nation, indivisible" hangs in the balance.

    Much Ado About Nothing

    Much Ado About Nothing

    • 91%
    • PG-13
    • 111 min
    • Comedy

    Young lovers Hero and Claudio are to be married in one week. To pass the time, they conspire with Don Pedro to set a "lover's trap" for Benedick, an arrogant confirmed bachelor, and Beatrice, his favorite sparring partner.

    The Remains of the Day

    The Remains of the Day

    • 97%
    • PG
    • 134 min
    • Drama

    A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause challenge his carefully maintained veneer of servitude.

    Alive

    Alive

    • 68%
    • R
    • 127 min
    • Action

    The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager rations and through the freezing cold.