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A Murder of Crows (1998)

A disbarred lawyer takes credit for a late friend's book, which becomes a smash hit but the tables turn on him sooner than he suspected.

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Lawson Russell
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Clifford Dubose
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Elizabeth Pope
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Thurman Parks III
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Prof. Arthur Corvus
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Janine DeVrie
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Judge Wiley Banning
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Billy Ray Richardson
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James
Jeremiah Black ...
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Agent Manning
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Thurman's Girl (as Gaelle Compart)
Tara Crespo ...
Young Woman
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Clerk (as Anastasia Drake)
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After a lawyer gets disbarred, he goes off to write a book about his experience. He meets a man who lets him read his manuscript. The man dies and the lawyer passes the book off as his. Just when the book becomes a big success. He gets arrested for the true life murders of the five lawyers in his book. He then finds himself, trying to prove that he is innocent of the murders. Written by Anonymous

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lawyer | book | murder | louisiana | killer | See All (41) »

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A work of deadly fiction. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for language, nudity, a scene of strong sexuality and some violence | See all certifications »

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6 July 1999 (USA)  »

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Nido de cuervos  »

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The 2009 Bollywood movie "Fox" starring Arjun Rampal and Sunny Deol is inspired by this movie. See more »

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This addition is all in fun. When Det. Dubose feeds his cat, the cat is "surprised", with the canned food presented before him. The cat would have been bothering him as soon as he opened the can. See more »

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Lawson Russell: Drink, detective?
Clifford Dubose: Nah. Never touch it. Makes me happy.
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References The Warriors (1979) See more »

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Oh Yeh Yai
Performed by Terrance Simien and The Mallet Playboys
Written by Terrance Simien
Courtesy of Terrance Simien Music/BMI
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Idiotic Characters
16 August 1999 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

How did this guy make it through law school? The main character in this movie makes so many stupid moves he deserves to be locked up. And the detective? He's so sure he has everything figured out when in fact he doesn't know jack.

The plot had potential, the acting wasn't bad, but normal people just aren't this clueless.


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