Philadelphia is a 1993 American drama film and one of the first mainstream
Hollywood films to acknowledge HIV/AIDS, homosexuality, and homophobia. It
Drama · When a man with AIDS is fired by his law firm because of his condition,
he hires a ..... It is Hanks, by himself, who makes the whole scenario in the film
believable. Although this is Hanks's best performance of his career, he is very
Philadelphia (1993) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, ... Sharon
Pinkenson ... film commissioner: Greater Philadelphia Film Office (uncredited).
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May 12, 2008 ... With Hanks, who is always watchable, and Washington, who has also got a very
good track record, this film was destined to be fantastic but not ...
Sep 19, 2013 ... Yes, in part: The events in the film are similar to the events in the lives of
attorneys Geoffrey Bowers and Clarence B. Cain. Bowers was an ...
Dec 20, 2013 ... Twenty years ago this month, the movie Philadelphia debuted in theaters. It
would go on to win two Oscars, Tom Hanks for best actor and Bruce ...
Jan 14, 1994 ... More than a decade after AIDS was first identified as a disease, "Philadelphia"
marks the first time Hollywood has risked a big-budget film on ...
Dec 22, 1993 ... For a film maker who thrives on taking chances, "Philadelphia" sounds like the
biggest gamble of all. As the first high-profile Hollywood film to ...
Critic Consensus: Philadelphia indulges in some unfortunate clichés in its quest
to impart a .... Philadelphia may not be the film Demme's fans expect--its
emotionalism is unfiltered by cool. But it has the power to open more than a few
Feb 17, 1994 ... Movies: A lawsuit alleging the film's idea is based on a real case has ... battle
bearing striking similarities to the story told in "Philadelphia.