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A Case for Murder (1993)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  19 May 1993 (USA)
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Jack Hammett is an aggressive young defence attorney on the rise up the corporate ladder. In the courtroom he's known as the "Hail Mary Kid" for his ability to win the unwinnable cases. ... See full summary »

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Kate Weldon
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Jack Hemmet
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Joanna Gains
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Alan Nugent
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Pattie Henderson (as Justine Arlin)
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Darren Gaines
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Steve Dahlberg
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Judge Helen McCoy
Lynne Marta ...
Marti Stevens
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Detective Haas (as Robert Do Qui)
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Neville Gerson
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Henry Constantine
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Merv Stravinski
Nancy McLoughlin ...
Sylvie
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Jack Hammett is an aggressive young defence attorney on the rise up the corporate ladder. In the courtroom he's known as the "Hail Mary Kid" for his ability to win the unwinnable cases. When one of the firm's lawyers, Darren Gaines, is murdered and Gaines' wife is charged, Hammett is assigned as her attorney. Hammett asks Kate Weldon, a recently hired lawyer, to assist him. Together they discover some inconsistencies in the case as well as a possible connection to the recent murder of a judge. Written by Brian D. Switzer <bswitzer@uoguelph.ca>

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for some sexuality and for a scene of battering | See all certifications »
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19 May 1993 (USA)  »

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Ein Fall für den Mörder  »

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Trite tripe
26 March 2002 | by (Washington) – See all my reviews

Have you ever heard promising comments about a movie, watched the whole thing, and just kept hoping that it would get better. Then when it ends you are sitting there trying to figure out why you wasted your time? Well this movie is the perfect example of that scenario.


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