"The Rainmaker" (also known as "Uomo della pioggia, L'", "Regenmacher, Der", "John Grisham's The Rainmaker") is a Crime/Drama/Thriller film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, and written by Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) and Michael Herr (narration), released on November 18 of 1997 in the USA . Matt Damon and Danny DeVito are starring, alongside Claire Danes, Jon Voight, Mary Kay Place and Dean Stockwell.
They were totally unqualified to try the case of a lifetime... but every underdog has his day.
Who is the director of "The Rainmaker":
The Rainmaker was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, an American producer, director, writer, actor, and composer.
Before making The Rainmaker, Francis Ford Coppola had directed Dracula, released in 1992, The Godfather: Part III (1990), New York Stories (1989), Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988), Gardens of Stone (1987), and Peggy Sue Got Married (1986). Since, he directed Tetro, released in 2009, Twixt (2011).
What was the release date of "The Rainmaker":
The Rainmaker was initially released on Tuesday, November 18, 1997, in the United States.. This was twenty-one (21) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, April 03, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Friday, November 21, 1997 in Italy; Wednesday, April 22, 1998 in France; Sunday, February 22, 1998 in Germany; Monday, March 02, 1998 in Spain; Thursday, January 22, 1998 in Australia and on Saturday, June 27, 1998 in Japan.
What is the cast of "The Rainmaker":
At the casting of The Rainmaker we find Matt Damon, previously seen in Chasing Amy (1997) and Glory Daze (1996); Danny DeVito (Hercules (1997), L.A. Confidential (1997)); Claire Danes (U Turn (1997), Princess Mononoke (1997)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "The Rainmaker":
Rudy Baylor (Matt Damon) is a graduate of the University of Memphis Law School. Unlike most of his fellow grads, he has no high-paying employment lined up and is forced to apply for part-time positions while serving drinks at a Memphis bar.
Desperate for a job, he reluctantly goes to an interview with J. Lyman "Bruiser" Stone (Mickey Rourke), a ruthless but successful personal injury lawyer, who makes him an associate. To earn his fee, Rudy is turned into an ambulance chaser, required to hunt for [...]
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