MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 9,672 this week

In Defense of a Married Man (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  14 October 1990 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 62 users  
Reviews: 3 user

A lawyer's husband is having an affair. When the woman he is having the affair with is found dead. He is the prime suspect. Though he adamantly proclaims his innocence. His wife takes ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (teleplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb + 2 more

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 455 titles
created 04 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 194 titles
created 07 Mar 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: In Defense of a Married Man (TV Movie 1990)

In Defense of a Married Man (TV Movie 1990) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of In Defense of a Married Man.

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Betrayal of Trust (TV Movie 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A woman has been to a psychiatrist for years for drug and alcohol addiction, and whose treatment includes being injected with a drug that knocks her out. One day, she was coming around when... See full summary »

Director: George Kaczender
Stars: Judith Light, Judd Hirsch, Betty Buckley
My Boyfriend's Back (TV Movie 1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A female singing group from the '60s reunites for a TV special.

Director: Paul Schneider
Stars: Sandy Duncan, Jill Eikenberry, Judith Light
Murder Ordained (TV Movie 1987)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Based on the true story of a bedroom-eyed Kansas preacher who decided that getting rid of his wife, and his secretary's husband, was the will of the Lord.

Director: Mike Robe
Stars: Keith Carradine, JoBeth Williams, Kathy Bates
Lady Killer (TV Movie 1995)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Judith Light plays a married woman who has a brief affair with a very attractive, younger man. When she breaks it off, her spurned lover seeks revenge, first by raping her, then by dating ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Schachter
Stars: Judith Light, Jack Wagner, Ben Masters
Carriers (TV Movie 1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A female Army doctor and a journalist team up to track a killer virus.

Director: Alan Metzger
Stars: Judith Light, Pamela Reed, Philip Bosco
Save Me I (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A sex and drug addicted young man who is forced into a Christian-run ministry in an attempt to cure him of his "gay affliction", where instead he is faced with the truth in his heart and spirit.

Director: Robert Cary
Stars: Jeremy Glazer, Chad Allen, David Petruzzi
Unspeakable Acts (TV Movie 1990)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

This is the story of child psychologists Dr Laurie and Joseph Braga and their involvement in one of the worst child sex abuse scandals in USA.

Director: Linda Otto
Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Brad Davis, Sam Behrens
Too Close to Home (TV Movie 1997)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The 29 years old lawyer Nick Donahue is still living with his mother (Diana). To escape from her possessive behavior he decides to look for a flat of his own. Diana can't stand the idea of ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Corcoran
Stars: Judith Light, Ricky Schroder, Sarah Trigger
Backfield in Motion (TV Movie 1991)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

"Mothers vs. sons" football game.

Director: Richard Michaels
Stars: Roseanne Barr, Tom Arnold, Colleen Camp
A Broken Sole (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A trilogy of short films dealing with the theme of 9/11.

Director: Antony Marsellis
Stars: Danny Aiello, Margaret Colin, Bob Dishy
Born in Brooklyn (TV Movie 2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: John Fortenberry
Stars: Maria Bello, Edward Atterton, Judith Light
American Dreamer (1990–1991)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Following the death of his wife, a world-travelling reporter decides to leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind, packs up his kids and moves to a quiet little town in Wisconsin, ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Urich, Carol Kane, Chay Lentin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Laura Simmons
...
Robert
...
Alan Michelson
Pat Corley ...
Det. Brendan Bradley
...
Ben Gardner
...
Charles Evers
...
Claudia
...
Eric
Tony Rosato ...
Frank Ticelli
David Hemblen ...
Colin Barrie
Colin Fox ...
Brad Monroe
Gema Zamprogna ...
Amanda Simmons
Jonathan Welsh ...
D.A. Papernow
Errol Slue ...
Judge Bruce
Frank Adamson ...
Judge Perini
Edit

Storyline

A lawyer's husband is having an affair. When the woman he is having the affair with is found dead. He is the prime suspect. Though he adamantly proclaims his innocence. His wife takes charge of his defense, but can she place his betrayal behind or aside to be able provide him with the best possible defense? Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

courtroom

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 October 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Juicio a un marido infiel  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Worth Watching
15 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So, the story is actually pretty good, and it keeps you interested. I love Judith Light in anything, and this is no different. Her character is nearly identical to that of Angela Bower. She's a high powered attorney instead of an ad executive, but you get the idea. It even looks like she borrowed clothes from Angela's closet for this movie. My big complaint about this movie is that she and her on screen husband have NO chemistry. He's wearing sweats and exercising for much of the time and ends up looking less like her husband and more like her son who's been scolded for being a naughty. Speaking of her son, he's played by a pre-Roseanne Johnny Galecki, who does a pretty good job too.

Anyway, I saw the movie on Netflix, so if you have that, I do recommend giving it a look!


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss In Defense of a Married Man (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?