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Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama | 22 November 2017 (USA)
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Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action.

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ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. is a dramatic thriller set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as Roman Israel, a driven, idealistic defense attorney who, through a tumultuous series of events, finds himself in a crisis that leads to extreme action. Colin Farrell costars as the monied, cutthroat lawyer who recruits Roman to his firm. Written by Sony Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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22 November 2017 (USA)  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,436,744, 12 December 2017
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In the film there's a visible gap between Denzel Washington's two front teeth. He had the gap fixed with dental caps sometime after high school, but decided to remove them for this role. See more »

Quotes

Roman J. Israel, Esq.: The real enemies aren't the ones on the outside, they're on the inside.
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Elevation
Written by Pharoah Sanders (as Ferrell Sanders)
Performed by Pharoah Sanders
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Roman J. Israel Esq. November 23 rd, 2017
24 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

This film, in my opinion is the best of 2017.Denzel Washington continues to be the best black actor, in Hollywood,decade after decade.The film itself was well written. The supporting cast,top notch,i detect A slight British accent on the young girl,who plays the civil rights activist volunteer. This film keeps you on the edge of your seat, at one point i had to use the bathroom, but held off, because i knew every second of this movie was intense !!

I get the feeling there may be a part two to this film< based on the way the film ended... Time will tell...


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