Inspired by true events, when a handshake deal goes sour, funeral homeowner Jeremiah O’Keefe (Tommy Lee Jones) enlists charismatic, smooth-talking attorney Willie E. Gary (Jamie Foxx) to save his family business. Tempers flare and laughter ensues as the unlikely pair bond while exposing corporate corruption and racial injustice in this inspirational, triumphant story.
Release Date: October 6, 2023 (Select Theaters); October 13, 2023 (Prime Video)
Director: Maggie Betts
Writters: Doug Wright, Maggie Betts, Jonathan Harr
Jamie Foxx as: Willie E. Gary
Co-Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Jurnee Smollett
Runtime: 126 min
Rated: R for language
Production budget: 32.5 million
Box office: –
Jamie Foxx’s Character
Willie E. Gary also known as “The Giant Killer,” the charismatic, smooth-talking attorney hasn’t lost a case in over 12 years. Hired by funeral home owner Jeremiah O’Keefe, he finds himself litigating the case of a lifetime.