The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker

  • PG-13
  • 1997
  • 135 min
  • USA, Germany
  • crime, drama, thriller

An underdog lawyer takes on a fraudulent insurance company.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

Screenwriters: Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Herr

Stars: Matt Damon, Danny DeVito, Jon Voight

Invigorated by its talented cast and Francis Ford Coppola's strong direction, The Rainmaker is a satisfying legal drama -- and arguably the best of Hollywood's many John Grisham adaptations.


  • Francis Ford Coppola
    Francis Ford Coppola

    Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He is widely acclaimed as one of Hollywood's most celebrated and influential film directors. He epitomized the group of filmmakers known as the New Hollywood, which included George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Robert Altman, Woody Allen and William Friedkin, who emerged in the early 1970s with...

Main Cast


Producer: Michael Douglas, Fred Fuchs, Steven Reuther

Editor: Barry Malkin, Melissa Kent

Casting: Linda Phillips-Palo

Director Of Photography: John Toll

Original Music Composer: Elmer Bernstein

Costume Design: Aggie Guerard Rodgers

Production Design: Howard Cummings


Source: based on the novel by John Grisham

Tagline: They were totally unqualified to try the case of a lifetime... but every underdog has his day.

Genres: crime, drama, thriller

Certificate: PG-13

Categories: courtroom drama, lawyer, lawsuit, insurance company, judicial system, leukemia


Year: 1997

Runtime: 135 min

Country: USA, Germany

Language: English

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital