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Writer (WGA):
John Jarrell (written by)
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30 April 1999 (Germany) See more »
Betrayed by the system he was sworn to defend
Robert Woodfield is a criminal defense attorney, and he has defended a lot of criminals, many of whom are guilty... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Eric Roberts ... Robert Woodfield

Hannes Jaenicke ... Martin Ritter

Tatjana Patitz ... Leight Woodfield

Dean Stockwell ... Charlie Mason
Franc Luz ... Craig Dixon

Rif Hutton ... Sidney Evans

Natalija Nogulich ... Judge Hargreaves

Jim Antonio ... Attorney Dalton (as James Antonio)

Kevin Dobson ... Police Captain
Kenn Michael ... Eddie Rush (as Kenny Blank)
Sondra Spriggs ... Sheri Evans (as Sondra Spriggs Williamson)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Bauer ... Desk Cop
Howard Beckler ... Judge Fernwick

Maurice Benard ... Sicko
Sandra Berns Francis ... Secretary
Dennis Bowen ... Cop #2

Hugh Dane ... D.A. Pringle
Sibel Ergener ... Joan
Hideto Erihara ... Mikey (voice: Japanese version)

Steve Franken ... Jerry

Ernest Harden Jr. ... Ernie
Paul Hayes ... Construction Worker
Jessica Hopper ... Student
Barry James ... Scott
Ken Kerman ... Patrolman
Laura Kim ... Anchor Woman
William Kuehn ... Jailer
Frank Lloyd ... Mikey
Ed McCready ... Jury Foreman
Bill Langlois Monroe ... Cop #1 (as Bill Monroe)

Dorenda Moore ... Assassin

Christopher Neiman ... TV Director
Heidi Popson ... TV Interviewer

Darrin Prescott ... Phil

Brian Simpson ... Randy
Sandra Tucker ... Jerry's Wife

Pete Turner ... Russell
Frank Uzzolino ... Court Clerk

Spice Williams-Crosby ... Taxi Cab Driver (as Spice Williams)
Robert Wood ... Mason Guard

Merritt Yohnka ... Man in Coffee Shop
Sharif Crawford ... College student in courtroom (uncredited)
Taimie Hannum ... Dancer (uncredited)

Directed by
Lee H. Katzin 
Writing credits
John Jarrell (written by)

Produced by
Ashok Amritraj .... producer
Alan B. Bursteen .... executive producer
Joe D'Angelo .... associate producer
Martin Ganz .... co-producer
Elke Keck .... producer
Doris Kirch .... co-producer
Elie Samaha .... executive producer
William B. Steakley .... producer
Andrew Stevens .... producer
Robert Stiemerling .... co-producer
Original Music by
David Wurst 
Eric Wurst 
Cinematography by
Bryan Greenberg 
Film Editing by
Brett Hedlund 
Casting by
Joey Paul Jensen 
Production Design by
Phil Brandes 
Art Direction by
Roger Baer 
Costume Design by
Karen Keech-Swerling 
Makeup Department
Phillip Pico .... key makeup artist (as Philip Pico)
Scott L. Treger .... assistant makeup artist: Mr. Pico
Michael White .... hair stylist
Production Management
John H. Brister .... executive in charge of production
Maureen Norton .... post-production supervisor
Andrew Stevens .... unit production manager
Art Department
Sandy Adams .... assistant art director
Greg Bronson .... assistant property master
Aaron Dick .... carpenter
David Riggs .... property master
Sound Department
Lorita de la Cerna .... adr mixer
Lorita de la Cerna .... foley mixer
Kevin Hamilton .... adr editor
Kevin Hamilton .... adr supervisor
Kevin Hamilton .... dialogue editor
Scott C. Kolden .... sound effects editor
Scott C. Kolden .... sound re-recording mixer
Joel E. Smith .... sound re-recording mixer
David Waelder .... sound mixer
Bobby Burns .... stunts
Jeff Danoff .... stunt rigger
Ramon Frank .... stunt driver
Dan Koko .... stunt driver
Jack Pacheco .... stunts
Warren A. Stevens .... stunt coordinator (as Warren Stevens)
Pete Turner .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Greg Bridges .... key grip
Grg Magidow .... assistant camera (as Greg Magidow)
Mike Stockton .... gaffer
Casting Department
Peter Alwazzan .... extras casting
Editorial Department
Mick Erausquin .... assistant editor
Transportation Department
William Kuehn .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Jesse Long .... script supervisor
Michael Perkal .... production accountant

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality
95 min | Argentina:98 min
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3 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Lame - Not even worth renting, 26 July 2000
Author: Ken-208 from Colorado

Stiff acting and sappy acting. Slow story...action too canned. Really weak premise. Almost insults your intelligence. Right at the beginning the killer exposes himself so the lawyer can identify him and then the rest of the movie the killer spends trying to frame people, and force the attorney not to be a witness...really stupid.

The frame up seems far fetched and it would seem to be too unbelievable in real life that anyone would believe it. The mob must have had the whole town on the payroll. There'd be no reason for any of the movie if the whole premise wasn't so stupid. Boring...waste of time. Don't even bother to rent this yawner. However, if you waste your time on the facial expressions of the extras and minor characters when they are breifly shown...strange eye movements, wierd stiff facial expressions. It's almost as though they look bored, out of place, or like they are lifeless and trying to stay awake.

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