The Chamber

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Chris O'Donnell, two-time Academy Award® winner Gene Hackman and Oscar® winner Faye Dunaway star in this gripping suspense thriller based on John Grisham's explosive best-selling novel. O'Donnell stars as idealistic young attorney Adam Hall who takes... read more
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Chris O'Donnell, two-time Academy Award® winner Gene Hackman and Oscar® winner Faye Dunaway star in this gripping suspense thriller based on John Grisham's explosive best-selling novel. O'Donnell stars as idealistic young attorney Adam Hall who takes on the death row clemency case of his onetime Klansman grandfather, Sam Cayhall (Hackman). With just 28 days before the execution, Adam sets out to retrace the events leading to the crime for which Sam was convicted. As the impending death sentence looms closer, Adam works quickly to uncover the family's history for any hidden clues. In a white-knuckle series of twists and turns, Adam discovers deceptions and dark secrets that ultimately lead him to the startling truth.

Original Release

10/11/1996

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Cast

Chris O'Donnell Adam Hall
Faye Dunaway Lee Cayhall Bowen
Gene Hackman Sam Cayhall
Raymond J. Barry Donnie Cayhall
Robert Prosky E. Garner Goodman
Lela Rochon Nora Stark
Bo Jackson Sgt. Clyde Packer
Millie Perkins Ruth Kramer
David Marshall Grant Gov. David McAllister
Nicholas Pryor Judge Flynn F. Slattery
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

James Foley

Writers

Robert Towne, John Grisham, William Goldman, Chris Reese, Phil Alden Robinson

Cast

Chris O'Donnell Adam Hall
Faye Dunaway Lee Cayhall Bowen
Gene Hackman Sam Cayhall
Raymond J. Barry Donnie Cayhall
Robert Prosky E. Garner Goodman
Lela Rochon Nora Stark
Bo Jackson Sgt. Clyde Packer
Millie Perkins Ruth Kramer
David Marshall Grant Gov. David McAllister
Nicholas Pryor Judge Flynn F. Slattery
Richard Bradford Wyn Lettner
Harve Presnell Atty. Gen. Roxburgh
Josef Sommer Phelps Bowen
Jane Kaczmarek Dr. Anne Biddows
Seth Isler Marvin B. Kramer
Greg Goossen J.B. Gullitt (as Gregory Goossen)
Sid Johnson Josh Kramer
Blake Johnson John Kramer
Leonard Vincent Lucas Mann
Bonita Allen Baker Cooley

Producers

Ric Kidney Executive Producer
David T. Friendly Executive Producer
Karen Kehela Sherwood Executive Producer
John Davis Producer
Brian Grazer Producer
Ron Howard Producer
Karen Snow Producer

Editors

Mark Warner

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