'Philadelphia' (1993)

Social IssuesMinority GroupsDiseases and IllnessesHealthJonathan DemmeBruce SpringsteenTom Hanks
Inspired by one of the first AIDS discrimination lawsuits, this Jonathan Demme film was one of the first mainstream Hollywood movies to feature a major box-office star in the role of a gay protagonist. Tom Hanks plays a closeted homosexual attorney who’s fired from his law firm after he’s... TriStar Pictures