The Rainmaker

Lists: Drama, Thriller, Crime / Heist, Courtroom battle, Legal battle

Brief Synopsis: "When Rudy Baylor (Matt Damon), a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an insurance company (represented by a ruthless Jon Voight). But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy paralegal (Danny DeVito) must open their own law firm."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 1997: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Matt Damon (Rudy Baylor)
  • Danny DeVito (Deck Shifflet)
  • Danny Glover (Richter Tyrone Kipler)
  • Claire Danes (Kelly Riker)
  • Mickey Rourke (Bruiser Stone)
  • Jon Voight (Leo F. Drummond)
  • Mary Kay Place (Dot Black)
  • Dean Stockwell (Judge Harvey Hale)
  • Teresa Wright (Colleen Miss Birdie Birdsong)
  • Virginia Madsen (Jackie Lemancyzk)
  • Andrew Shue (Cliff Riker)
  • Red West (Buddy Black)
  • Johnny Whitworth (Donny Ray Black)
  • Wayne Emmons (Prince Thomas)
  • Adrian Roberts (Butch)
  • Roy Scheider (Wilfred Keeley)
  • Francis Ford Coppola (Director)