The Verdict Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 591

Average Rating: 3.1/4

# of Ratings: 112

Theatrical Release Date: 12/08/1982

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Sidney Lumet

Actors: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason, Milo O'Shea, Roxanne Hart

Plot: Frank Galvin (Paul Newman) in an Oscar-nominated role, is an alcoholic, ambulance-chasing, washed-up attorney. Picking up a medical malpractice suit that is gifted to him by a fellow attorney (Jack Warden), he goes against a high-powered law firm and takes it to court rather than settle, redeeming himself along the way.

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4/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/06/2019

A dense study of character, this tale of moral dilemma exceed beyond average legal dramas.

Rating of
3/4

Indyfreak - wrote on 06/08/2018

Paul Newman shines in this 'David versus Goliath' styled trial movie.

Rating of
4/4

Kyle(The Rebel) - wrote on 08/28/2012

Newman shines in one of his best roles as an alcoholic lawyer. The film actually stays true to the wonderful novel. Just magnificent to watch.

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