Record Details

Philadelphia / TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme.

Additional Content For This Title

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Webb City Public Library Adult DVD Philadelphia (Text) 38262300006444 Adult Videos Available -

Record details

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
Special features: disc 1: filmmakers audio commentary; disc 2: "People like us: making 'Philadelphia'"; "One foot on a banana peel, the other foot in the grave" documentary; deleted scenes; "Streets of Philadelphia" music video by Bruce Springsteen; Courthouse protest footage and interviews; Joe Miller's Macready & Shilts legal services TV spots; original theatrical release featurette; previews; filmographies
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital copy may be available for instructors. Ask Librarian.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editor, Craig McKay ; music composed and conducted by Howard Shore ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Kristi Zea
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Ron Vawter, Robert Ridgely, Charles Napier, Lisa Summerour, Joanne Woodward
Summary, etc.:
Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some graphic language and thematic material
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, Dolby Digial 5.0, Dolby surround, remastered in high definition
Language Note:
English, dubbed French, dubbed Japanese or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Chinese, English, French Japanese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 1994: Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks); Best Music, Original Song (Bruce Springsteen) For the song "Streets of Philadelphia"
Subject: Homophobia > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drama.
Discrimination in employment > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drama.
AIDS (Disease) > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drama.
Trials (Duress) > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Videos (DVD)

Additional Resources