Julia Roberts gives a stellar performance as single mom Erin Brockovich. So stellar in fact that she took home the Oscar as Best Actress for her effort. Based on a true story, Erin is at the end of her rope when she's hit by a car. In the hope of suing the driver, she turns to harried lawyer Ed Masry (Albert Finney). Eventually, she ends up worming her way into a jobas Ed's assistant and onto a civil action lawsuit that brought the powerful utility company Pacific Gas & Electric to its knees. As Erincovers, when the fight is worth fighting, you'll be amazed at what you can accomplish.