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Laws of Deception (1997)

 -  Drama  -  8 March 1997 (USA)
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A law student is seduced by a beautiful woman he doesn't know, and after a one night stand with her, his roommate warns him to be careful because he suspects she may have other motives. Years later, she returns and hires him as her lawyer to defend against a charge of murdering her husband. A web of intrigue ensues as the lawyer begins his hunt to find the killer and also confront the demons of his past. Written by Anonymous

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You don't know the truth until you've lived the lie.

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enjoyable
18 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is not the best movie I've seen, yet it isn't the worst. I loved this movie because it is a mystery thriller that will keep you guessing right up to the very end of the movie, literally.

C. Thomas Howell stars as an attorney who gets sidetracked by a beautiful woman, played by Amber Smith who is in for more than love. It also stars Brian Austin Green as his best friend and turns out to have a much more important role later in the movie.

What follows is a thrill ride that will have each viewer's heart pounding and their thirst to know what will happen next. This is a movie that needs development but if you stick with it you will be pleasantly surprised as I was.


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