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Philadelphia

1993 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

Drama

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit. Philadelphia is a 1993 American English-language Drama motion picture featuring Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Roberta Maxwell and Ned Martin. Clinica Estetico was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Jonathan Demme and Edward Saxon. Philadelphia is written by Ron Nyswaner and directed by Jonathan Demme. TriStar Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Philadelphia was released on 14th January 1994 and takes a screen time of 126 minutes. The Film was successful at box office. Philadelphia was made on a budget of $26 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $206 million. Cinematography was done by Tak Fujimoto and editing by Craig McKay. The music was composed by Howard Shore. At the 1994 Oscar Awards It won 2 awards including: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks) and Best Music, Original Song. At the 1994 Berlin International Film Festival It also won an award for Best Actor (Tom Hanks).
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  • Jini Score
    85%
  • Critics Score
    82%
  • Rating
    7.7/10
  • Box Office
    $ 206 Million
  • Award Winner
  • Jini Score
    85%
  • Critics Score
    82%
  • Rating
    7.7/10
  • Box Office
    $ 206 Million
  • Award Winner
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When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit. Philadelphia is a 1993 American English-language Drama motion picture featuring Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Roberta Maxwell and Ned Martin. Clinica Estetico was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Jonathan Demme and Edward Saxon. Philadelphia is written by Ron Nyswaner and directed by Jonathan Demme. TriStar Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. Philadelphia was released on 14th January 1994 and takes a screen time of 126 minutes. The Film was successful at box office. Philadelphia was made on a budget of $26 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $206 million. Cinematography was done by Tak Fujimoto and editing by Craig McKay. The music was composed by Howard Shore. At the 1994 Oscar Awards It won 2 awards including: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks) and Best Music, Original Song. At the 1994 Berlin International Film Festival It also won an award for Best Actor (Tom Hanks).

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Awards for Philadelphia
  • Academy Awards, USA
    2 WON
    6 NOMINATIONS
  • Golden Globes, USA
    2 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • Berlin International Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • BAFTA Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • MTV Movie + TV Awards
    1 WON
    5 NOMINATIONS
  • Awards Circuit Community Awards
    4 WON
    5 NOMINATIONS
  • ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards
    2 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Political Film Society, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Grammy Awards
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Writers Guild of America, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • GLAAD Media Awards
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Casting Society of America, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • National Board of Review, USA
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS