2 hours 11 minutes | Rated M (Violence, sexual references & offensive language)
The world will know his name and the truth.
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.
Hauser and Rockwell’s crackling energy make this movie work, aided and abetted by Kathy Bates as Richard’s long-suffering mother, with whom he lives in a cramped apartment. Washington Post
Director Clint Eastwood is a master of deceptively simple, sturdy filmmaking, and this fact-based drama is no exception, though the performances are the real key to its success. Common Sense Media
In many ways, it is a very good story, efficiently told – and that’s down to the excellent and very plausible performance from Paul Walter Hauser. Guardian