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Legal Eagles (1986)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Romance  |  20 June 1986 (USA)
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A New York district attorney works and flirts with his adversary and her kooky artist client, who is on trial for a murder she didn't commit.

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Cast

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Laura Kelly
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Chelsea Deardon
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Cavanaugh
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Victor Taft
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Bower
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Blanchard
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Jennifer Logan (as Jennie Dundas)
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Judge Dawkins
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Carol Freeman
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Barbara
David Hart ...
Marchek
James Hurdle ...
Sebastian Dearden
Gary Howard Klar ...
Hit Man (as Gary Klar)
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Storyline

District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women persuade Logan to investigate further and to cut some official corners, a much more sinister scenario starts to emerge. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Tom Logan has a law partner who put a dog on the witness stand. A client who can't enter a room without a crime being committed. And a case that could turn out to be the murder of the year. His. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Romance

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20 June 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Peligrosamente juntos  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$49,851,591 (USA)
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Trivia

Ivan Reitman performed a number of roles on this picture. Reitman co-wrote the film's story, was the chief producer and the movie's director. See more »

Goofs

When Kelly and Logan enter Taft's warehouse, it's sunny with a few clouds. Moments later, when Taft closes the warehouse door, it's still broad daylight with bright sun. But a minute later when Kelly and Logan escape the warehouse, it's dusk and the buildings in the Manhattan skyline have their lights on. See more »

Quotes

Laura J. Kelly: Don't lose him.
Tom Logan: I'm not going to lose him. Where is he?
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Love Touch
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Written by Michael Chapman (as Mike Chapman), Holly Knight and Gene Black
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Fun!
9 April 1999 | by (Verdun, Quebec) – See all my reviews

I can't help loving this movie! It's a throwback to old-school romantic comedy, with a mystery thrown in, kind of like "The Thin Man". I guess the best thing about it is Debra Winger as Laura J. Kelly, a pixieish defense lawyer who enjoys a love-hate relationship with assistant D.A. Robert Redford. A lot of people don't like this movie, but I can't understand why. It's a sweet and funny tale with sympathetic characters and a pretty good mystery. What's wrong with that?


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