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Erin Brockovich

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Original title
Erin Brockovich
Running time
131 min.
United States United States
Susannah Grant
Thomas Newman
Edward Lachman
Jersey Films, Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures
Drama | Based On A True Story. Courtroom Drama / Lawyers
Erin Brockovich (Roberts) is a twice-divorced mother of three young children, who struggles to be taken seriously. While working as a file clerk in a small law firm, she stumbles upon a cover-up involving contaminated water in a nearby town which is causing devastating illnesses. She convinces her boss (Finney) to allow her to investigate, and in the process uncovers the company causing the contamination.
2000: Oscar: Best Actress (Julia Roberts). 5 Nominations
2000: Golden Globes: Best Actress (Julia Roberts). 4 Nominations
2000: BAFTA: Best Actress (Julia Roberts). 6 Nominations
2000: 2 Awards National Board of Review: Best Actress, Director (Steven Soderberg)
2000: Film Critics Circle of New York: Best Director (Steven Soderbergh)
2000: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Director & Actress (Roberts)
2000: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 Movies of the Year
2000: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Director & Best Actress (Roberts). 3 Nominations
2000: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2000: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
2000: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nominations, incl. Best Actress (Julia Roberts)
2000: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: 4 Nom., incl. Best Film & Best Direction
2000: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2000: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Actress (Roberts) & Sup. Actor (Finney)
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