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Class Action

In Class Action, in a suit against a major auto company, a famous crusading civil rights lawyer (Gene Hackman) goes up against his estranged daughter (Robin Hood‘s Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio), an ambitious, smart, insecure associate at a big corporate law firm. Emotionally, this is twisty and painful stuff, at times a touch tearful, and veneered with a too-slick Hollywood gloss. As usual, though, Hackman is reliable, committed, and self-effacingly effective, and there are much worse ways to spend time than gazing at Mastrantonio. With a generally intelligent, funny script and an attention-gripping story, Class Action is the video equivalent of a good read. B

Class Action
type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
runtime
  • 110 minutes
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