Roman J. Israel, Esq.

117 Minutes • PG13


Film Info
Event Type:Movie
Release Year:2017
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Dan Gilroy
Cast:Denzel Washington
Colin Farrell


Roman J. Israel, Esq. is a dramatic thriller set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defense attorney whose life is upended when a turbulent series of events challenge the activism that has defined his career. Colin Farrell costars as the ambitious, monied lawyer who recruits Roman to his firm.

"What a treat it is to see this great actor, after almost 40 years in movies, give a performance that feels both utterly unexpected and completely true." - Seattle Times

"Roman is a fantastic character, and Washington's high-wire performance is one of his most daring and compelling." - Variety