Philadelphia

Trivia: The film was based on an actual lawsuit against Hyatt Legal Services, a storefront chain in the Midwest with a less-than-sterling reputation in the legal profession.

Trivia: The film starred Tom Hanks and Jason Robards, the last two actors to win consecutive Oscars.

Trivia: Daniel Day-Lewis was the first considered to play this role that would give Tom Hanks an Oscar, but he refused it.

Trivia: Before Tom Hanks was cast as Andy Beckett, Michael Keaton was in talks to take the role.

Trivia: Bill Murray was considered for the role of Joe Miller.

Continuity mistake: When Joe and his wife are about to have dinner, he takes the salad bowls into the dining room and sets them on the corner of the table. He returns to the kitchen for a second and then when he enters the dining room again the bowls are on their plates. (00:30:20)

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Joe Miller: Now, explain it to me like I'm a four-year-old.

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