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Philadelphia

Synopsis

At the time of its release, [[Performer~P87470~Jonathan Demme~jonathandemme]]'s Philadelphia was the first big-budget Hollywood film to tackle the medical, political, and social issues of AIDS. [[Performer~P93341~Tom Hanks~tomhanks]], in his first Academy Award-winning performance, plays Andrew Beckett, a talented lawyer at a stodgy Philadelphia law firm. The homosexual Andrew has contracted AIDS but fears informing his firm about the disease. The firm's senior partner, Charles Wheeler...more

Other Critics

4.0

66 out of 100 Metascore®

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For Families

14

OK for kids 14+

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