Plot[ edit ] It is nine years after the events of the first movie, and David Herdeg the survivor of the Philadelphia Experimenthaving since settled down with Allison the woman from is living alone with his son, Ben, following Allison's death. His business is slowly failing, Ben's school attendance has dropped and the banks are threatening to foreclose on his house; however, he refuses financial help from Professor Longstreet, the original project director, in exchange for rejoining the Navy. In addition to this, he has also been having painful experiences which Longstreet rationalizes as stress-related hallucinations.
Tom Hanks, in his first Academy Award-winning performance, plays Andrew Beckett, a talented lawyer at a stodgy Philadelphia law firm.
The firm's senior partner, Charles Wheeler Jason Robardsassigns Andrew a case involving their most important client.
Andrew begins diligently working on the case, but soon the lesions associated with AIDS are visible on his face. Wheeler abruptly removes Andrew from the case and fires him from the firm.
Andrew believes he has been fired because of his illness and plans to fight the firm in court.
But because of the firm's reputation, no lawyer in Philadelphia will risk handling his case. In desperation, Andrew hires Joe Miller Denzel Washingtona black lawyer who advertises on television, mainly handling personal injury cases.
Miller dislikes homosexuals but agrees to take the case for the money and exposure. As Miller prepares for the courtroom battle against one of the law firm's key litigators, Belinda Conine Mary SteenburgenMiller begins to realize the discrimination practiced against Andrew is no different from the discrimination Miller himself has to battle against.The most trusted name in casting since Backstage offers unlimited media, so you'll always have the right photo or reel for the gig.
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In the movie Philadelphia a lawyer named Joe miller takes a heroic journey. His journey is taking a case dealing with an Aids patience that is working in a distinguished law firm. Find the best Movie Theaters on Yelp: search reviews of 48 Philadelphia businesses by price, type, or location.