- Original title
- Running time
- 131 min.
- United States
Irene Olga López,
Gemmenne de la Peña,
Jersey Films. Distributed by Columbia Pictures / Universal Pictures
Drama | Based On A True Story. Courtroom Drama
- Synopsis / Plot
- 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.
: Oscar: Best Actress (Julia Roberts). 5 Nominations
: Golden Globes: Best Actress (Julia Roberts). 4 Nominations
: BAFTA: Best Actress (Julia Roberts). 6 Nominations
: 2 Awards National Board of Review: Best Actress, Director (Steven Soderberg)
2000: Film Critics Circle of New York: Best Director (Steven Soderbergh)
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Director and Actress (Roberts)
: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 Movies of the Year
: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Director & Best Actress (Roberts). 3 Nominations
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
2000: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nominations, incl. Best Actress (Julia Roberts)
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Actress (Roberts) & Sup. Actor (Finney)
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