San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires ... See full summary »
A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches infants, Andy's a college professor. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
A boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story beginning with five career crooks in a seemingly random police lineup.
San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she hasn't handled a criminal case for many years. There's a certain chemistry between them and Teddy soon finds herself defending the man she loves. Written by
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A very entertaining and much-copied courtroom thriller, classily directed by the man who made Return of the Jedi a couple of years before, and given added punch by a fine, quotable script which is guaranteed to keep you in suspense right until the end. Jeff Bridges gives another great performance as the prime suspect in a murder investigation, the victim being his rich wife. All evidence points to Bridges, but his lawyer (Glenn Close, very good) is not so sure, and her initial reluctance of re-entering the world of criminal defence turns out to be a justified fear as she finds herself falling for her client and becoming unsure of whether he is genuinely guilty or not. Despite being imitated a million times since, this remains a snappily made, very well acted (there's also fine support from Peter Coyote as the case prosecutor and Robert Loggia as a foul-mouthed investigator) and often tense film.
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