4.9/10
311
9 user 1 critic

When Justice Fails (1999)

A detective (Jeff Fahey) investigating the murders of two sex offenders gets involved with a beautiful district attorney (Marlee Matlin) who becomes a main suspect.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Nick of Time (1995)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.

Director: John Badham
Stars: Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Courtney Chase
The Dead Zone (1983)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic ability.

Director: David Cronenberg
Stars: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt
Taking Lives (2004)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An FBI profiler is called in by French Canadian police to catch a serial killer who takes on the identity of each new victim.

Director: D.J. Caruso
Stars: Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland
Hollow Man (2000)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Scientists discover how to make people invisible, but their test subject becomes an insane killer who stalks them.

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Stars: Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin
Blind Heat (2001)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.

Director: Adolfo Martínez Solares
Stars: Maria Conchita Alonso, J. Eddie Peck, Jeff Fahey
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. ... See full summary »

Director: David Worth
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Stephanie Zimbalist, Robert Yocum
Final Verdict (TV Movie 2009)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A DA unearths a dangerous secret when a wife murderER she put away has his conviction overturned .

Director: Richard Roy
Stars: Erica Durance, Sebastien Roberts, Steve Byers
Hear No Evil (1993)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the... See full summary »

Director: Robert Greenwald
Stars: Marlee Matlin, D.B. Sweeney, Martin Sheen
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Tom Chaney
...
Rod Lambeau
...
Katy Wesson
...
Josh (as Charles Powell)
Sean Milliken ...
Kolb
...
Captain Tanner
Jack Langedijk ...
Dave Dahlgren D.A.
Alan Fawcett ...
Martin Singer (as Allan Fawcett)
Sabrina Boudot ...
Arlene Semler
...
Dr. Janice Blakin (as Paulina Abarca)
...
Pauline Wesson
Babs Gadbois ...
Dr. Harriet Oster
Victoria Barkoff ...
Gomez - Lab Tech
Catherine Colvey ...
Clauson
Arthur Holden ...
Coroner's Man
Edit

Storyline

A detective (Jeff Fahey) investigating the murders of two sex offenders gets involved with a beautiful district attorney (Marlee Matlin) who becomes a main suspect.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Some words are never spoken. Some murders never solved.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and violence | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1 January 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Assassinato em Manhattan  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Basic Instinct (1992) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Holds your attention but slow at times.
6 July 1999 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

I found this film to be slightly suspenseful. The cast of Jeff Fahey, and Marlie Matlin carried the film. I felt the rest of the cast overdid their parts in an effort to make the film appear better than it was. I viewed this film on Canadian Superchannel at 12:00 Midnight. At this time it would be fair to say it had little if any challenges to overcome to be the best program to watch. If not for the two previously mentioned actors, I would probably rate this film a "4".


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

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?