Tom Hanks won an Academy Award for Best Actor with his stirring portrayal of a successful attorney stricken with AIDS who sues his powerful Philadelphia firm after they dismiss him. The only lawyer who will take his case is homophobic ambulance-chaser Denzel Washington. With Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen and Joanne Woodward; Jonathan Demme directs. 125 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: Korean, Spanish.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Actor (Tom Hanks), Best Song ("Streets Of Philadelphia")
Nominee: Best Original Screenplay, Best Song ("Philadelphia"), Best Makeup
- Jonathan Demme
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Antonio Banderas, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman, Karen Finley, Daniel Chapman, Mark Sorensen Jr, Jeffrey Williamson, Charles Glenn, Ron Vawter, Anna Deavere Smith, Stephanie Roth, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards Jr., Robert Ridgely, Chandra Wilson, David Drake, Paul Lazar, Bradley Whitford, Lisa Summerour, Paul Moore, Lauren Roselli, Jane Moore, Joey Perillo... More