UPDATE INFO ERIN BROCKOVICH FANS EXTRAS INDEX
Erin Brockovich (Julia Roberts) is a twice-divorced single mother
who, after losing her lawsuit against a wealthy doctor, forces her lawyer
Ed Masry (Albert Finney) to give her a job in his law firm as
With her revealing clothes and sassy personality, she gets little respect
in the office, until she discovers a cover-up involving a local water
company pumping out contaminated water into the local community with
disastrous affects. Erin investigates and soon earns the trust and respect
of the local residents as she fights for their rights.
With the trust of the locals and the support of her biker-boyfriend George
(Aaron Eckhart) Erin and Ed prepare to fight for the largest settlement
ever paid out in a direct-action lawsuit in US history.
Based on a true story (and featuring the real Erin Brockovich-Ellis and Ed
Masry in cameo roles) this David and Goliath tale received Oscar
nominations for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, Best
Original Screenplay and won Julia Roberts her first Oscar for Best Actress
in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Erin.