The Gingerbread Man (1998)

R 01/23/1998 (US) ThrillerDrama 1h 54m


Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift home, a decision that turns into a one night stand. Rick soon learns that her nut-case father, Dixon, seems to have begun threatening her again. Rick puts the force of his law firm behind Mallory, who he barely knows, has Dixon picked up by the police, and subpoenas the girl's belligerent ex-husband, Pete, to testify against the old man. Dixon is put away in an asylum. However, he soon escapes, putting the lives of everyone who conspired against him in jeopardy.

  1. Robert Altman

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Clyde Hayes


  3. John Grisham


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kenneth Branagh

    Kenneth Branagh

    Rick Magruder

  2. Embeth Davidtz

    Embeth Davidtz

    Mallory Doss

  3. Robert Downey Jr.

    Robert Downey Jr.

    Clyde Pell

  4. Daryl Hannah

    Daryl Hannah

    Lois Harlan

  5. Tom Berenger

    Tom Berenger

    Pete Randle

  6. Famke Janssen

    Famke Janssen

    Leeanne Magruder

  7. Mae Whitman

    Mae Whitman

    Libby Magruder

  8. Jesse James

    Jesse James

    Jeff Magruder

  9. Robert Duvall

    Robert Duvall

    Dixon Doss

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Full Cast & Crew

The Gingerbread Man
The Gingerbread Man

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $1,677,131.00


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