The Pelican Brief
|Slogan||«From the author of 'The Firm' and 'The Client' and the director of 'Presumed Innocent' and 'All The President's Men.'»|
|Budget||$45 000 000|
|in world||$195 268 056|
|USA||$100 768 056|
|In other countries||$94 500 000|
Taut thriller about a young law student whose legal brief about the assassination of two Supreme Court justices causes her to be targeted by killers. She realizes just how accurate her accusations have been when her lover and mentor is murdered. Forced to go on the run in New Orleans, she is aided by a journalist who helps her unravel a conspiracy involving senior government figures.