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After his young son dies from the negligience of medical professionals at a hospital, Harry Fertig (Kinglsey) takes matters into his own hands and kills the negligent doctors responsible. Slick lawyer Roy Bleakie (Baldwin), looking only to win a case and not caring of the matters involved, is assigned Fertig's case. Shocked to hear that his client wants to plead guilty, the case causes Bleakie to question his own morals by defending an honorable man.

  1. David Hugh Jones

    Director

  2. Sol Yurick

    Novel

  3. David Black

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ben Kingsley

    Ben Kingsley

    Harry Fertig

  2. Amy Irving

    Amy Irving

    Sarah Fertig

  3. Alec Baldwin

    Alec Baldwin

    Roy Bleakie

  4. Richard Jenkins

    Richard Jenkins

    Cass O'Donnell

  5. Jay O. Sanders

    Jay O. Sanders

    Jack Renoble

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  • March 26, 1999
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 54m

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