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Runaway Jury Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Cusack, Rachel Weisz, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman

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RUNAWAY JURY is a movie directed by Gary Fleder in 2003. This film is based on a novel by John Grisham.
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During a trial against a major gun manufacturer, a juror and his accomplice on the outside try to manipulate the jury and extort money from the prosecution and from the defense. Can they beat the legendary Rankin Fitch, the man hired by the gun manufacturer in order to observe and analyze the behaviour of the jurors?
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler




A man is killed in an office shootout. His wife sues the gun manufacturer who made the gun that killed her husband and several others. One man ends up on the jury and it seems like it was his intention. As the trial unfolds it becomes clear that the juror and his friend are trying to rig the jury. The gun manufacturer being sued is also trying to rig the jury, so the two face off in a deadly game of wits and try to win the case.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 75%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 15% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Legal/Political Thriller?    -   Yes Legal Thriller Plotlets:    -   fighting judge/jury tampering

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Deep South City?    -   Yes City:    -   New Orleans Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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