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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.

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Tom Chaney
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Rod Lambeau
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Katy Wesson
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Josh (as Charles Powell)
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Kolb
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Dave Dahlgren D.A.
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Martin Singer (as Allan Fawcett)
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Arlene Semler
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Pauline Wesson
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Dr. Harriet Oster
Victoria Barkoff ...
Gomez - Lab Tech
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Clauson
Arthur Holden ...
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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.

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Some words are never spoken. Some murders never solved.


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Rated R for some language and violence | See all certifications »
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I kept watching *because* of Marlee.
20 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film on TV & I sure am glad I didn't pay to see it (okay..so the cable if you're being technical). The writing was stupid. Throughout the film I was utterly confused because they never explained anything or brought up random facts that's suppose to "help" us figure out the mystery. Some parts of the plot we're unnecessary and had nothing to do with the story.

I thought Marlee did a fantastic job for the crap she was given. The whole movie was just weird, and I just kept watching because of her. Honestly, don't watch this unless you are a Marlee fan or Jeff Fahey fan.


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