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Mistrial (1996)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  2 November 1996 (USA)
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A community activist charged with the of killing two cops, one of them his ex-wife, is found not guilty due to lack of evidence. The arresting detective takes the judge, jury, and defendant... See full summary »

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Steve Donohue
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Captain Lou Unger
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Lieutenant C. Hodges
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Commissioner Russell Crane
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Laurie Meisinger
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Mayor Taylor
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Eddie Rios
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Nick Mirsky
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Detective Bobby Zito
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Katherine Donohue
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Chief Inspecter Ray Hartman
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Judge Friel
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Paula Lomax (as Anita LaSelva)
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Assistant Evan Glassman
Alice Poon ...
Linda Woo
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A community activist charged with the of killing two cops, one of them his ex-wife, is found not guilty due to lack of evidence. The arresting detective takes the judge, jury, and defendant hostage, and decides to have a new trial, presenting the evidence that was not allowed. Written by Humberto Amador

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One man has taken control of the courtroom - and it isn't the judge.

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »
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2 November 1996 (USA)  »

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A reporter refers to Rios' "common law" wife. New York does not recognize common law marriages. See more »

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Officer Ida Cruz: [Voice over while Eddie is reading the letters] We were so young, Eddie. We didn't know what we wanted. We were kids. We had something beautiful and now... it's gone, Eddie. And you gotta let it go.
[Transitions to flashback of the murder]
Officer Ida Cruz: Let it go, Eddie. Let it go. Eddie, let it go. Eddie. Eddie! Eddie, let it go!
Eddie Rios: No! You won't let it go!
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Subpar boring drama made for cable.
13 August 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Mistrial" tells of a highly improbably story of a cop caught in the jaws of an imperfect system who goes over the edge and holds a courtroom hostage. Good work by Pullman can't save a mediocre screenplay and ludicrous lagging story with some good acting talent in scripted mannequin roles. Very ordinary low budget made-for-tv yawner.


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