The Gingerbread Man

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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. Clyde Hayes


  2. Robert Altman


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  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

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 54m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • January 23, 1998



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