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.

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