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John Grisham

America's Favorite Storyteller

The Rainmaker (1997)

Starring Matt Damon, Danny DeVito, and Claire Danes; Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
The Rainmaker on IMDB

They were totally unqualified to try the case of a lifetime… but every underdog has his day.

Rudy Baylor is a jobless young attorney. However, he is also the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son’s life. In this judicial drama, Rudy learns to hate corporate America as he falls in love with a battered young married woman. Will he be up to the task?

Based on the novel The Rainmaker by John Grisham.