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The Verdict

The Verdict

The Verdict

R Drama , Romance , Suspense , Courtroom Drama
Alcoholism Comatose
Running time: 129 min
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations.

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In 1982 Boston Frank is an alcoholic lawyer reduced to ambulance chasing. His only remaining friend and former associate, Mickey, gives him a medical malpractice suit that is a sure thing Frank can't lose. If the the parties settle out of court Frank could bet financially secure for awhile. When it's clear to Frank it's a criminal case with a hostile judge presiding, he knows he can't live with himself unless he tries it in court. In the meantime, he's distracted by a relationship with a mysterious woman who is also prone to alcohol. With missing witnesses and fighting an urge to drink, can Frank outwit his cunning opponents?

Director : Sidney Lumet
Cast : Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason, Lindsay Crouse, Milo O'Shea, Julie Bovasso
Writer : Barry Reed (based upon the novel by), David Mamet (screenplay)
Language : English



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