The Ballad of Richard Jewell 

American security guard, Richard Jewell, heroically saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is unjustly vilified by journalists and the press who falsely report that he was a terrorist.

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Marie Brenner (magazine article), Billy Ray (screenplay)
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3,034 ( 40)

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Status: Filming | See complete list of  »
Updated: 24 June 2019
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Olivia Wilde ... Kathy Scruggs
Jon Hamm
Sam Rockwell ... Attorney
Kathy Bates ... Bobi Jewell
Paul Walter Hauser ... Richard Jewell
Ian Gomez
Wayne Duvall ... Polygraph Examiner
Mike Pniewski ... Brandon Hamm
Mitchell Hoog
Dylan Kussman ... Bruce Hughes
Philip Fornah ... Grateful APD Cop #2
Charles Green ... Dr. W. Ray Cleere
David An
Heather Kantor ... Patron
James H Keating ... Karaoke Patron (credit only)
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Storyline

American security guard, Richard Jewell, heroically saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is unjustly vilified by journalists and the press who falsely report that he was a terrorist.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Баллада о Ричарде Джуэлле See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Leonardo DiCaprio was once eyeing a role in the film as a southern lawyer while it was in development but has since dropped out for other projects but will remain as a producer for the film. See more »

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