The Rainmaker

Year Released: 1997
Main Stars: Matt Damon, Danny DeVito, Jon Voight, Danny Glover.
Last watched: June 2011
Number Watches: 1

Think gritty 70s style lawyer escapade with Paul Newman, but replace Paul with Matt and add a light comedy touch with Danny. It could have been a contender but is much to light.

Matt is ok, the premise is ok and later on Danny is convincing as a wheeler dealer but the whole package falls short.

I still liked the movie but I’ve seen a lot better of these types. The drama here is not tight enough and for that I think I’m going to blame the director – Francis Ford Coppola.

Keep DVD?
Watch if on TV?
Snog, Marry, Avoid?
Peck on the cheek.


About Simon Trail

I'm just another film watcher with an opinion.
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