Julia Roberts does an Academy Award-winning turn as the real-life paralegal and sassy single mom whose dogged investigation into a suspicious real estate case turns up a pattern of illegal dumping of highly toxic hexavalent chromium and one of the heftiest class action suits in U.S. history. Albert Finney portrays her boss, Ed Masry.
Lawyer line of the movie, she to him: “Do they teach lawyers to apologize? ’Cause you suck at it.”
Trivia: The real Brockovich and the real Masry make cameo appearances in a restaurant.