They were totally unqualified to try the case of a lifetime... but every underdog has his day. rancis Ford Coppola directs and scripts an exciting, star-packed adaptation of John Grisham's novel about an idealistic young attorney who takes on the case of a lifetime. Matt Damon (Good Will Hunting) plays Rudy Baylor, a rookie lawyer in over his head on a high-profile case. Opposing him an army of seasoned legal sharks (led by Jon Voight). On Rudy's side Deck Shifflet (Danny DeVito), a feisty paralawyer who specialises in flunking the bar exam. Rudy's chances are slim to none, until he uncovers a trail of corruption that might lead to the one thing that could win his case the truth.