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.

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Clint Eastwood

Writers:

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

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Olivia Wilde ... Kathy Scruggs
Jon Hamm ... Tom Shaw
Sam Rockwell ... Attorney
Kathy Bates ... Bobi Jewell
Paul Walter Hauser ... Richard Jewell
Nina Arianda ... Nadya
Wayne Duvall ... Polygraph Examiner
Ian Gomez
Kendrick Cross ... GBI Guy
Niko Nicotera ... Dave Dutchess
Mike Pniewski ... Brandon Hamm
Dylan Kussman ... Bruce Hughes
David Shae ... Ron Martz
Deja Dee ... Alice Hawthorne
Mitchell Hoog
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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2.39 : 1
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