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Writers:
Valerie Curtin (written by) &
Barry Levinson (written by)
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Release Date:
19 October 1979 (USA) See more »
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This man needs the best lawyer in town. But the problem is... he is the best lawyer in town.
Plot:
A lawyer is forced to defend a guilty judge, while defending other innocent clients, and trying to find punishment for the guilty and provide justice for the innocent. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Cast

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Al Pacino ... Arthur Kirkland

Jack Warden ... Judge Francis Rayford

John Forsythe ... Judge Henry T. Fleming

Lee Strasberg ... Grandpa Sam

Jeffrey Tambor ... Jay Porter

Christine Lahti ... Gail Packer
Sam Levene ... Arnie
Robert Christian ... Ralph Agee

Thomas G. Waites ... Jeff McCullaugh (as Thomas Waites)

Larry Bryggman ... Warren Fresnell

Craig T. Nelson ... Frank Bowers

Dominic Chianese ... Carl Travers
Victor Arnold ... Leo Fauci
Vincent Beck ... Officer Leary
Michael Gorrin ... Elderly Man
Baxter Harris ... Larry

Joe Morton ... Prison Doctor
Alan North ... Deputy Sheriff
Tom Quinn ... Desk Clerk Kiley
Beverly Sanders ... Sherry

Connie Sawyer ... Gitel
Charles Siebert ... Assistant D.A. Keene
Robert Symonds ... Judge Burns
Keith Andes ... Marvin Bates
Stephen Blackmore ... Robert Wenke

Vasili Bogazianos ... Avilar

Terrence Currier ... George Reisler
Walter Davy ... Dapper Defendant
Rita Fredricks ... Judge Howe
Jack Hollander ... Prison Warden
Carl Pistilli ... Matt Gibson
Darrell Zwerling ... William Zinoff

J.G. Hertzler ... Driver (as John Hertzler)
Teri Wootten ... Leah Shepard
John Aquino ... Deputy Sheriff

Sidney Clute ... Polic
Angus Duncan ... Gallagher
Johnny Haymer ... Crenna
Kenneth Patterson ... Cecil
Allisha Council ... Hooker
Molly Kohler-Pei ... Young Woman (as Molly Kohler)
Cathleen Schurr ... Mrs. Barnes
Donald Saiontz ... Defense Attorney (as Donald S. Saiontz)
Bill Polk ... Paramedic
Bonita Cartwright ... Woman in Car
Frank Sliwka ... Court Clerk
Julius Dunbar ... Court Reporter
Angelyn Forbes ... Waitress
Newton Scott ... Prison Guard
McLindsey Hawkins ... Escort Officer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Mantakos ... Bailiff in Yellow Jacket (uncredited)
Jonathan Williams ... News Videographer Outside Jail (uncredited)

Directed by
Norman Jewison 
 
Writing credits
Valerie Curtin (written by) &
Barry Levinson (written by)

Produced by
Norman Jewison .... producer
Patrick J. Palmer .... producer (as Patrick Palmer)
Joe Wizan .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Dave Grusin 
 
Cinematography by
Victor J. Kemper (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
John F. Burnett 
 
Casting by
Jane Feinberg 
Mike Fenton 
 
Production Design by
Richard Macdonald  (as Richard MacDonald)
 
Art Direction by
Peter Samish 
 
Set Decoration by
Thomas L. Roysden 
 
Costume Design by
Ruth Myers 
 
Makeup Department
Vivienne Walker .... hair stylist
Frank Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Larry DeWaay .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bob Dahlin .... second assistant director
Win Phelps .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jeff Clark .... set painter
Bill Iiams .... construction foreman
Roger Irvin .... construction coordinator
Ronald C. Jacobs .... leadman (as Ronald Jacobs)
'Dangerous' Bob Widin .... second propman (as Robert Widin)
John Zemansky .... prop master
Gary Clark .... head paint foreman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Robert G. Henderson .... sound editor (as Robert Henderson)
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer (as Richard Kline)
Dennis Maitland .... production sound mixer (as Dennis L. Maitland)
Paul Michael .... adr recordist: TV version
Donald O. Mitchell .... sound re-recording mixer
Tex Rudloff .... sound re-recording mixer
Norman B. Schwartz .... dialogue editor
Sam F. Shaw .... supervising sound effects editor (as Sam Shaw)
Ken Dufva .... foley artist (uncredited)
Ben Sobin .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Lawrence J. Cavanaugh .... special effects (as Larry Cavanaugh)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lou Barlia .... camera operator: Baltimore
Jack Brown .... camera technician: Baltimore
Earl Gilbert .... gaffer
Jack Harris .... still photographer: Los Angeles
Frank M. Holgate .... aerial photographer (as Frank Holgate)
Robert Marta .... camera technician: Los Angeles (as Bob Marta)
Muky .... still photographer: Baltimore (as Muky Munkacsi)
Gaylin P. Schultz .... key grip (as Gaylin Schultz)
Robert C. Thomas .... camera operator: Los Angeles (as Bob Thomas)
Bobby Brown .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Jerry Levin .... extra casting: Baltimore
Martha Royall .... extra casting: Baltimore
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Darryl M. Athons .... costumer (as Darryl Athons)
Cliff Langer .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
David A. Simmons .... assistant editor (as David Simmons)
Hubert de La Bouillerie .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Else Blangsted .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Arthur F. 'Mickey' McAteer .... transportation captain (as Mickey McAteer)
Craig Pinkard .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Wendell Baggett .... production accountant
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer
Dow Griffith .... location manager
Maxwell Meltzer .... production accountant
Charles Milhaupt .... production coordinator
Gregory Palmer .... production assistant (as Greg Palmer)
Julia Pascal .... personal assistant: Mr. Jewison
Ross Reynolds .... helicopter pilot
Mark Rhodes .... production assistant
June Samson .... script supervisor
Arthur Wilde .... unit publicist (as Arthur L. Wilde)
Joe Wizan .... presenter
 
Thanks
William Donald Schaefer .... our thanks to (as Mayor William Donald Schaefer)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"...And Justice for All" - USA (DVD box title)
"And Justice for All" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
119 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Trivia:
Out of the screenwriters' watching real life court trials resulted in a first draft screenplay which intrigued director Norman Jewison who said: ''It had the sense of theatre which exists in a court of law. I don't mean the phony theatrics of 'Where were you on the night of January 17th?' or 'Pardon me, your -honor, but there's a surprise witness waiting in the corridor.' What really happens in a courtroom is far more dramatic . . . or funny . . . or tragic . . . depending on the circumstances".See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: As Kirkland's property is being returned to him upon his exit from jail on a contempt charge, the handle on his briefcase changes positions. As the property officer slides a receipt for his property towards Kirkland, the handle is up. As Kirkland signs the receipt, the handle is down. The scene ends with the handle being up.See more »
Quotes:
Arnie:Whoa! Where's your teeth?
Arthur Kirkland:What'd you do with your teeth, Grandpa?
Sam Kirkland:Did I have teeth the last time you visited me?
Arnie:Of course you had teeth, you had teeth this morning!
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Something Funny Goin' OnSee more »

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42 out of 63 people found the following review useful.
...And Pacino proves my point, 31 January 2001
Author: Nick (TheNick2@aol.com) from FL, USA

In this movie Al Pacino once again proves my point that he (Al Pacino) is one of the greatest actors off all time. By 1979 he had already pretty much proven this but never the less this is one of his best films yet. Even without Al Pacino this movie would be great.(Not near as great but never the less)I mean it is also very well directed and the screen play alone is magnificently written. So if you are a Pacino fan, or even if your not a Pacino fan i am telling you, that to die without seeing this movie is a sin.

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