...And Justice for All Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2210

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 52

Theatrical Release Date: 10/19/1979

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Thriller

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Norman Jewison

Actors: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Lahti, Craig T. Nelson

Plot: A Baltimore defense lawyer is fed up with the corruption in the legal system finds himself defending a judge against a rape charge - a man he truly despises. Yet if he doesn't take the case, he will find himself disbarred. -- Chris Kavan

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Al Pacino is Brilliant Again!!

mdtinney - wrote on 09/17/2009

There are simply not enough words to describe the passion, drama, and feeling, that is And Justice For All! This movie is a scathing indictment of the legal profession with elements of comedy, dramatic tension, and sadness, as we follow Arthur Kirkland, an overworked Baltimore attorney, with a unique rarity seen in law, a compassionate heart. Authur is played brilliantly by the amazing Al Pacino. IS THERE AN ACTOR AS GOOD AS AL PACINO?? I THINK NOT!!! There are elements of this movie that are hysterically funny, bitterly poignant, and emotionally heartbreaking. But you feel drawn to the film because the acting is perfect. From the crazy judge with a death-wish (played to the hilt by the late great Jack Warden) to the arrogant and sinister judge Fleming whom Kirkland is blackmailed into …

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