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:

Ezra Edelman

Writers:

Marie Brenner (magazine article), Billy Ray (screenplay)

Star:

Jonah Hill

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Updated: 16 December 2016
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Jonah Hill ... Richard Jewell
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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

Also Known As:

Баллада о Ричарде Джуэлле See more »

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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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