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A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

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Travis
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Benjamin Weir ...
Matty - Age 4
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Bobby
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Nick
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Rudy (as John MacLaren)
Ed Evanko ...
Warren (as Edward Evanko)
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Angie
Bruce Campbell ...
Bartender At Party
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Yuppie Man
Angela Schneider ...
Yuppie Girl
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Cutter
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Rebecca Tingely
Tom McBeath ...
Coast Guard Officer
David Jacox ...
Deputy Ben
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Storyline

When Nick Parsons appears to be murdered his wife Libby is tried and convicted. Six years later Libby is paroled and with the help of Travis Lehman (her parole officer) she sets out to find her son and the truth behind the "murder". Written by Les MacDonald at <mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca>

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Murder isn't always a crime.


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

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24 September 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Doble riesgo  »

Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,287,911 (UK) (28 January 2000)

Gross:

$116,735,231 (USA) (17 March 2000)
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Trivia

Jodie Foster landed the role of Libby after Meg Ryan and Brooke Shields both declined, but was replaced by Ashley Judd when Foster became pregnant. See more »

Goofs

As Libby is getting ready to meet Nick to get Matty, she opens the cylinder of the pistol she took from Travis. The close-up of the cylinder shows a round in the cylinder already fired (firing primer dimpled). See more »

Quotes

Bobby: I'm a lawyer, what we think isn't supposed to matter.
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Referenced in Ek Hasina Thi (2004) See more »

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As If It Were Yesterday
Written & Performed by Joe Lervold
Courtesy of MasterSource
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Quality Visual Splendour with superb scenery
2 February 2000 | by (Woking, England) – See all my reviews

... but enough about Ashley Judd.

Standard Tommy Lee Jones fare here, a thriller in which he is the cop/law enforcement officer of some sort (in this case a parole officer) with a dark past who saves the day.

Some good action, not bad stunt scene on a ferry, and the ever lovely Ashley Judd, particularly fantastic in her working out scenes that were there for nothing but gratuitous titillation, and who can complain about that?


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