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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Updated: 16 December 2016
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Cast

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Olivia Wilde ... Kathy Scruggs
Jon Hamm
Sam Rockwell ... Attorney
Paul Walter Hauser ... Richard Jewell
Kathy Bates ... Bobi Jewell
Wayne Duvall ... Polygraph Examiner
Christian Adam
Desmond Phillips
Dexter Tillis ... Other Luthersville Cop
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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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Jonah Hill was originally attached to play the title role. See more »

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