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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
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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)  »

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Double Jeopardy  »

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

Pay phones in prison do not take coins. 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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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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There are some pretty good movies out right now: this is one of them..
25 October 1999 | by (chandler, az) – See all my reviews

Ashley Judd rules!! She always kicks so much butt, and is the good girl in the end! My new favorite superhero! I enjoy movies with strong female leads and this is one of them. Tommy Lee Jones always delights, and is funny as well. Best performance since "The Fugitive". Although the trailer gives away much of the movie, it is still entertaining. She goes through hell. Wrongfully accused for the "murder" of her husband, she is sent to jail, but gets out in 6 years. Searching for clues and a motive, she begins a cat and mouse race to find the truth and put the bad things right. Made me want to go out and kick some butt! Way to go Ashley, you are my new favorite action-adventure model! An entertaining way to spend a couple of hours.


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