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Legalese (1998)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, Crime, Romance  |  4 October 1998 (USA)
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When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution.

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Norman Keane
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Angela Beale
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Rica Martin
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Roy Guyton
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Roy's Father
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Brenda Whitlass
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Randy Mucklan
Keene Curtis ...
Judge Handley
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Kurt Lee
Hy Anzell ...
Mr. Blum
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Rod Brooks
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Dean Davis
Darcy Belsher ...
Reggie
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Cashen Depps
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Storyline

An actress (Gina Gershon) accused of the murder of her brother-in-law with whom she may have been having an affair is defended by a young, naive attorney (Edward Kerr) whose strings are being pulled by a slick celebrity lawyer (James Garner). Kathleen Turner also appears as the tv tabloid "Scandal Central" talk show host who exposes the legal sham and the actress' pretense. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Angela Beale is said to "be licensed to have a gun". In 1998, the state of California did not require that gun owners be licensed. A permit must be obtained to carry a concealed weapon and assault weapons must be registered, but no other licenses need be obtained. See more »

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Rica Martin: I haven't met a guy worth a second date in the last ten months. Three of the guys I 86'ed over dinner, told me they thought I was a lesbian waiting to happen. They might be right, so far, I've been too busy to give it a shot.
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Excellent cast makes this film worth watching
5 October 1998 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Edward Kerr's best work thus far; it's nice to see him as the lead. The casting is superb; the comic timing is excellent. Gina Gershon is delightful. Mary-Louise Parker's character is not as well-developed or explained as the others, but she does her best with the role. James Garner and Kathleen Turner are absolutely perfect. Overall, a funny, interesting film well worth watching.


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