When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, she begins to believe that Anderson may actually be innocent. Juror Eddie Sanger (Dennis Quaid), a Washington lobbyist, agrees, and together the pair begins their own investigation of events.

  1. Peter Yates


  2. Eric Roth


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  1. Cher


    Kathleen Riley

  2. Dennis Quaid

    Dennis Quaid

    Eddie Sanger

  3. Liam Neeson

    Liam Neeson

    Carl Wayne Anderson

  4. John Mahoney

    John Mahoney

    Judge Matthew Bishop Helms

  5. Joe Mantegna

    Joe Mantegna

    Charlie Stella

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 23, 1987


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget -

Revenue $18,782,400.00



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