The Defenders: Taking the First (1998)

10/25/1998 (US) 1h 36m
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A racist provokes four teens into beating a Latino youth to death after one of his fiery speeches on a college campus. The Prestons are first called upon to defend one of the youths who gives testimony against the other three. Then, in a turnaround, the family of the murdered boy hires the Prestons to try to get a conviction against the racist.

  1. Andy Wolk

    Director, Writer

  2. Peter Wolk


Top Billed Cast

  1. Beau Bridges

    Beau Bridges

    Don Preston

  2. Martha Plimpton

    Martha Plimpton

    MJ Preston

  3. Jeremy London

    Jeremy London

    Wyman James

  4. Jordan Bridges

    Jordan Bridges

  5. Clifton Collins Jr.

    Clifton Collins Jr.

    Nelson Rodriguez

  6. Philip Casnoff

    Philip Casnoff

    John Walker

  7. Mimi Kuzyk

    Mimi Kuzyk

    Camille Preston

  8. Camilla Scott

    Liz Carter

  9. Diego Fuentes

    Diego Fuentes

    Bayo Rodriguez

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The Defenders: Taking the First

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Original Language English

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