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Final Justice (1998)

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A teacher kidnaps the attorney who successfully defended her gay brother's killer.

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Gwen Saticoy
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Merle Hammond
Brian Wimmer ...
Mark Sherman
Mary Marsh ...
Barbara Saticoy
David Meyers ...
Assistant D.A. Potts
Robert Shampain ...
Art DeSoto
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Danielle Kline
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Gordon Osborne
Tobias Anderson ...
Father Halligan (as Tobias Andersen)
Sam A. Mowry ...
Judge Czarneki
Karen Trumbo ...
Judge Rosaria
Duffy Epstein ...
George Saticoy
Kevin Loomis ...
Damon Benning
Sharonlee McLean ...
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Todd Hermanson ...
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Gwen (Annette O'Toole) grieves her murdered brother and hopes for justice in court, only to sit helplessly as her brother is defamed by a sleazy attorney (Michael McKean) and the murderer acquitted. Out of desperation she kidnaps the killer to deliver final justice. Written by A. C. Jaggard <acj@efn.org>

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She knows who's guilty even if the court doesn't. See more »

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Gwen Saticoy: [Hammond stutters over some thunderously-loud rap music] ... Wow! This must be the first time, since you were two, that you haven't spoken in complete sentences.
[shuts off the boombox]
Merle Hammond: No wonder they fired you! You're sick and demented! And you're not fit to be a teacher!
Gwen Saticoy: You could be right. I don't know what I would tell my students anymore.
Merle Hammond: Start with, "Kidnapping is a felony!"
Gwen Saticoy: Along with, "The truth doesn't always matter"; and, "The ends justify the means".
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MURDER IN THE STREETS
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Taut thriller with a great story
11 January 1999 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

A surprisingly well-executed and dynamic thriller that is much better that any of the recent Grisham trial based films. Quick moving and suspenseful, this movie features a great performance by the devilish Michael McKean. The movie is about a woman who's brother is murdered and his murderer is let free. Then the victim's sister kidnaps the attorney who got the murderer off and eventually goes on trial for her freedom. The story twists and turns and the directing by Tommy Lee Wallace is top-notch. The musical score by Brian Tyler is especially terrific. The cinematography (didn't catch who did it) is also fantastic. I highly recommend this film if you get the chance to see it.


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