A Civil Action
Released
1998
Directed by
Steven Zaillian
Tagline
Justice has its price.
Produced by
Scott Rudin
Robert Redford
Henry J. Golas
Rachel Pfeffer
Rachel Pfeffer
Screenplay by
Steven Zaillian
Actors
John Travolta
Robert Duvall
Kathy Bates
John Lithgow
Stephen Fry
William H. Macy
James Gandolfini
Tony Shalhoub
Sydney Pollack
Harry Dean Stanton
Ċ½eljko Ivanek
Kathleen Quinlan
Dan Hedaya
Peter Jacobson
David Thornton
Mary Mara
Bruce Norris
Ned Eisenberg
Collin Pelton
Netflix Rating
PG-13 (USA)
Rated
PG-13 (USA)
Netflix Genre
Drama
Courtroom Dramas
Social Issue Dramas
Dramas Based on Bestsellers
Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Dramas Based on Real Life
Netflix Format
DVD
Genres (Film)
Trial drama
Drama
Docudrama

A Civil Action

A Civil Action is a 1998 American drama film that was directed by Steven Zaillian, that stars John Travolta and Robert Duvall, and that is based on the book of the same name by Jonathan Harr. Both the book and the film are based on a true story of a court case about environmental pollution that took place in Woburn, Massachusetts, in the 1980s. The movie and court case revolve around the issue of trichloroethylene, an industrial solvent. ... more on Wikipedia

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