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License to Kill (1984)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  10 January 1984 (USA)
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A grieving family whose daughter was killed in a car crash with a drunken driver is outraged and frustrated as they encounter the inevitable bureaucratic delays in bringing the case to ... See full summary »

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John Peterson
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Judith Peterson
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Tom Fiske
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Mary Fiske
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Amy Peterson
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Webster
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Kristen Vigard ...
Lynne Peterson
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Josef Rainer ...
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Bill Wilson
Marc Gilpin ...
Larry Chernoff
Niki Flacks ...
Meredith
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A grieving family whose daughter was killed in a car crash with a drunken driver is outraged and frustrated as they encounter the inevitable bureaucratic delays in bringing the case to trial. Once in the courtroom, they are horror-stricken as the young, hard-pressed district attorney seems unable to overcome the technicalities and maneuverings that the driver's attorney uses to keep his client out of jail and still on the streets as a legal driver. When the judge is forced to rule time and again in favor of the defense, it appears that the driver might escape punishment altogether. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Not to be confused with the James Bond 007 film of the same name. See more »

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Written and Performed by Jim Croce
Produced by Terry Cashman and Tommy West
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A timeless message to everyone on consequences of our actions.
11 March 2006 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I picked this movie up because it looked pretty good and Denzel Washington was in it. I was pleasantly surprised with it, though when I realized how old it was, I didn't think I would enjoy it. It turned out that they used Denzel Washington as if he were a main character, but he was barely in it. However, it caught your attention in the horribleness of driving drunk. It should be shown to all kids getting ready to get their licenses and what can happen if you do drive while under the influence. A little depressing, the death of their daughter is very gripping and made me think of my own kids and the potential dangers, but definitely worth watching.


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