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19 October 1979 (USA) See more »
This man needs the best lawyer in town. But the problem is... he is the best lawyer in town.
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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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 .... re-recording mixer (as Richard Kline)
Dennis Maitland .... production sound mixer (as Dennis L. Maitland)
Paul Michael .... adr recordist: TV version
Donald O. Mitchell .... re-recording mixer
Tex Rudloff .... 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)
Location Management
Dow Griffith .... location manager
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
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
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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119 min
Color (Metrocolor)
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Did You Know?

The film cast includes two Oscar winners: Al Pacino and Christine Lahti; and two Oscar nominees: Jack Warden and Lee Strasberg.See more »
Continuity: When Arthur and Judge Rayford are in the helicopter, the shots from inside the cabin show the top of "bubble" is clear, but the outside shots show it with a full white sun shield.See more »
Judge Rayford:[in a helicopter] Would you like to go anywhere in particular?
Arthur Kirkland:No! Down! I'd prefer to go down!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Jack and Jill (2011/I)See more »
Something Funny Goin' OnSee more »


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28 out of 41 people found the following review useful.
Pacino shines in a good Jewison film, 6 September 2004
Author: Michael Sibley

"...And Justice For All" is one of those well-intentioned movies that doesn't achieve the goal it was set out to accomplish. Having said this, the film is a good example of the way some lawyers truly do care about their clients and not intent on making a lot of money.

I now know why Al Pacino is considered one of the greatest film stars in Hollywood. With roles in "The Godfather," "Scent Of A Woman," "Heat," "Devil's Advocate" and "The Insider," Pacino has proven he is an actor with integrity and presence. The best thing about "...And Justice For All" was the true and genuine care that Pacino's character had for his clients.

The only thing I would change about this movie would be to narrow the story lines because it had a few too many to follow. With the number of subplots in this film, it was too difficult to pinpoint the main plot and enjoy the film outright.

Overall, this movie was good and I recommend it.

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