Overall Rank: 613
Average Rating: 3.1/4
# of Ratings: 112
Theatrical Release Date: 12/08/1982
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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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/06/2019
A dense study of character, this tale of moral dilemma exceed beyond average legal dramas.
Indyfreak - wrote on 06/08/2018
Paul Newman shines in this 'David versus Goliath' styled trial movie.
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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