True Believer



Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic prodding, Eddie reluctantly takes on a case of a young Korean man who, according to his mother, has been in jail for eight years for a murder he didn't commit.

  1. Joseph Ruben


  2. Wesley Strick


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Woods

    James Woods

    Eddie Dodd

  2. Robert Downey Jr.

    Robert Downey Jr.

    Roger Baron

  3. Margaret Colin

    Margaret Colin

    Kitty Greer

  4. Yuji Okumoto

    Yuji Okumoto

    Shu Kai Kim

  5. Kurtwood Smith

    Kurtwood Smith

    Robert Reynard

Full Cast & Crew

True Believer
True Believer


Status Released

Release Information

  • February 17, 1989


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget -

Revenue -



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