The Rainmaker Trailer

The Rainmaker Trailer (1997)

"They were totally unqualified to try the case of a lifetime... but every underdog has his day." 18 November 1997 Drama, Thriller, Crime 135 mins

When Rudy Baylor (Matt Damon), a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an insurance company (represented by a ruthless Jon Voight). But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy paralegal (Danny DeVito) must open their own law firm.

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Matt Damon

as Rudy Baylor

Danny DeVito

as Deck Shifflet

Jon Voight

as Leo F. Drummond

Claire Danes

as Kelly Riker

Mary Kay Place

as Dot Black

Dean Stockwell

as Judge Harvey Hale

Virginia Madsen

as Jackie Lemancyzk

Mickey Rourke

as Bruiser Stone

Randy Travis

as Billy Porter

Roy Scheider

as Wilfred Keeley

Red West

as Buddy Black

Johnny Whitworth

as Donny Ray Black

Andrew Shue

as Cliff Riker

Teresa Wright

as Colleen 'Miss Birdie' Birdsong

Danny Glover

as Richter Tyrone Kipler

Wayne Emmons

as Prince Thomas


Fred Fuchs

Fred Fuchs Producer

John Toll

John Toll Director of Photography

Elmer Bernstein

Original Music Composer

International Titles

造雨人 Trailer

Legítima defensa, de John Grisham Trailer

L'Idéaliste Trailer

L'uomo della pioggia Trailer

レインメーカー Trailer

Благодетель Trailer

John Grisham's The Rainmaker Trailer

International Releases Dates

Germany 02 April 1998

France 22 April 1998

Greece 13 December 1997

United States 18 November 1997

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