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From the Hip (1987)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  6 February 1987 (USA)
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Apprentice lawyer Robin Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must reexamine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and he must now ... See full summary »

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Robin 'Stormy' Weathers
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Jo Ann
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Douglas Benoit
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Craig Duncan
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Larry
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Steve Hadley
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Roberta Winnaker
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Phil Ames
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Raymond Torkenson
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Scott Murray
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Mrs. Martha Williams
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Apprentice lawyer Robin Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must reexamine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and he must now defend a college professor who is appearantly guilty of murder. Written by Scott Minkin <sminkin@bbn.com>

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lawyer | attorney | ethics | courtroom | satire | See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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TV producer Steven Bochco hired writer David E. Kelley to write for his series L.A. Law (1986) after reading this script. See more »

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Douglas Benoit: Let me explain something to you, Mr. Weathers. Through the vicissitudes of wholly gratuitous genetic accidents, I was visited with extremely high intelligence. I was further blessed - or burdened, as it were - with certain physical traits that would suggest, shall we say, "good breeding." Now, in this proletarian stew which we laughingly call society, these attributes are not always advantageous.
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what a great film
16 March 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

FRom the hip it a great comedy because. starts goods gets going faster the hummer is so funny at the first half. starts as a comedy then goes into a drama. tries to go into a drama then goes back to comedy in the second half . I think it should have stayed with the comedy it was the best part . It did all right with the drama it slowed the move right down when it started to go to the drama side then went back to the comedy then back. JUDD nelson did a great job on this movie he really got his teeth into it i really thought he was a lawyer.so did the rest of the cast. i don't think there was a wrong actor in it . i recommend this movie a MUST SEE.


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