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Double Jeopardy (1999)

R  |   |  Crime, Mystery, Thriller  |  24 September 1999 (USA)
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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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Benjamin Weir ...
Matty - Age 4
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Bobby
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Nick
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Rudy (as John MacLaren)
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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:

$23,162,542 (USA) (24 September 1999)

Gross:

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

Both Ashley Judd and Tommy Lee Jones appeared with Val Kilmer in different films in the same year: Judd in Heat (1995) and Jones in Batman Forever (1995). See more »

Goofs

The provincial flag of British Columbia is visible beside the American flag where Elizabeth is exiting the freeway to supposedly meet Angela and Matty. See more »

Quotes

Travis Lehman: Oh yeah, she's very pretty, for a convicted murderer. I just came here as a professional courtesy since she's in New Orleans and plans on killing one of your prominent citizens.
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Connections

Referenced in Corneil and Bernie: Double Jeopardy (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

State Of The Blues
Written by Milton Batiste & Victorian Wilson
Performed by Milton Batiste & The Rue Conti Jazz Band
Courtesy of George H. Buck, Jr. Jazz Foundation
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Ashley Judd carries the movie...
16 April 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Ashley Judd is very beautiful and apt for this role. The way she characterizes a wife,a mother and an victim is too good. Hats off to Ashley Judd. After Elizabeth Taylor ,I like the acting skill of this fine women. Ppl - watch this movie.Its a nice dose of suspense,romance and dose of other emotions as well and Ashley Judd did her best. The story is subtle. Good screen play. Good direction. All in all good investment of time. Watch it for Ashley.They say that this movie has some issue in the legal interpretation of some legal point but I think that it has no relevance to the movie in so far as the way the screen play is done.I believe that the movie doesn't weigh on that interpretation alone as the climax just sinks into us without that gravity. I personally think though the story is good,Ashley carried it excellently well and an extremely delicate one at that. Infinite thanks to this beauty of an actor and a person. Thanks all.


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