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The Juror (1996)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  2 February 1996 (USA)
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When Annie Laird is selected as a juror in a big Mafia trial, she is forced by someone known as "The Teacher" to persuade the other jurors to vote "not guilty". He threatens to kill her son... See full summary »

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When Annie Laird is selected as a juror in a big Mafia trial, she is forced by someone known as "The Teacher" to persuade the other jurors to vote "not guilty". He threatens to kill her son if she doesn't commit. When the trial is over, he can't let her go... Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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$44,000,000 (estimated)

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$44,834,712 (USA)
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Gary R. Wordham was the name of the actor that is credited as the flirting intern at the hospital. This was also the name that was used on the passport Alec Baldwin's character used when he flew to Guatemala. See more »

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Annie's hair when she is trashing her studio. See more »

Quotes

Teacher: I'm sorry you hate me... but I do love you
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The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite
Written by Bill Berry (as William Berry), Peter Buck, Mike Mills & Michael Stipe
Performed by R.E.M.
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Petulant thriller made by numbskulls and aimed at numbskulls
21 September 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Demi Moore gives a sullen performance as an artist and single mom who is harassed by mobsters while serving jury-duty on murder trial involving Mafia Godfather. Overwritten, inconsistent film attempts to outweigh its campier aspects with mind-thriller clichés (such as Alec Baldwin's role as a egomaniacal hit-man) but results are still closer to "Murder, She Wrote" than to anything resembling Tom Clancy. Would probably pass muster as your basic, dumb time-waster were it not for a ridiculous climax in Guatemala. Moore is grim throughout, and Baldwin (pursing his modulated lips and narrowing his eyes) is a poser here--not an actor. Anne Heche does what she can with a best-friend role and there are a few rousing scenes, but the off-kilter script buries the good points, giving way to a pushy, unpleasant and occasionally offensive movie. ** from ****


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