- 2h 11min
- Directed by: Clint Eastwood
- Cast: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Brandon Stanley
Drama about Richard Jewell (Hauser), the security guard who saved lives at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing, only to be accused of planting the bomb himself. The film is full of Eastwood’s anger against the government and the media, and Hauser is remarkable, although dramatic licence was taken with Wilde’s character.
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Reviews & features
Richard Jewell27 Jan 2020
Savage and righteous retelling of the eponymous security guard's trial by media from Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood continues his run of true-story-based films about accidental or unconventional American heroes (American Sniper, Sully, The 15:17 to Paris, The Mule) with this gripping drama about Richard Jewell, the security guard who saved countless…
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