A lawyer battling addiction gets a chance to redeem her life when she is assigned to save a death-row inmate from execution.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Katherine Sullivan, an acute agoraphobic, witnesses the murder of her husband and speaks with the investigating detective. Then both the body and the detective disappear. Katherine hires ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Lynch
Stars: Bo Derek, Stephen Shellen, Wayne Rogers
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ginty
Stars: Jeff Fahey, Bo Derek, Steven Bauer
Shattered Image (TV Movie 1994)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An FBI agent (Brian) investigating the kidnap then apparent murder of a wealthy businessman (Ben), has his suspicions. The authorities believe Ben to be dead, but the body could not be ... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Kiersch
Stars: Jack Scalia, Bo Derek, John Savage
Sunstorm (2001)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

When The General is assassinated, his daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department.

Director: Mike Marvin
Stars: Bo Derek, Stacy Keach, Ray Raglin
Boom I (2003)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Three female models are unwittingly thrown into the Bombay underworld when they accidentally stop a diamond delivery to the Middle East.

Director: Kaizad Gustad
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Jackie Shroff, Gulshan Grover
Horror 101 (2001)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A bunch of students get summoned at night in college by its professor to make the final presentation of the semester, little they know that a serial killer will be there too making them disappear one by one.

Director: James Glenn Dudelson
Stars: Brigitta Dau, Lisa Gordon, Josh Holland
Highland Park (2013)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A high school faculty lotto pool places its fate in the lucky numbers they've played for ten years after hearing budget cuts have eliminated all their jobs.

Director: Andrew Meieran
Stars: Billy Burke, Danny Glover, Parker Posey
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a young lover of her own.

Directors: Richard Lang, Noel Black
Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Anthony Hopkins, Bo Derek
Comedy | Crime | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Elderly Scott kills himself after a heart attack wrecks his body, but then comes back as a ghost and convinces his loving young hot wife Kate to pick and kill a young man in order for Scott to possess his body and be with her again.

Director: John Derek
Stars: Bo Derek, Anthony Quinn, Don Murray
Hot Chocolate (TV Movie 1992)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

B.J. Cassidy, a rich businesswoman, has to invest several billion dollars for fiscal reasons. She undertakes to buy back a small French factory, specialized in chocolate truffles...

Director: Josée Dayan
Stars: Bo Derek, Robert Hays, François Marthouret
Bolero (1984)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

A 1920s English heiress seeks ecstasy with a sheik in Morocco and a bullfighter in Spain.

Director: John Derek
Stars: Bo Derek, George Kennedy, Andrea Occhipinti
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Four old friends, Lorenzo Colombo, Silvio Morandi, Giovanni and Tonino Sbarigia Castagna, they meet again in a rally for former students of the University of Bologna after fifteen years... See full synopsis »

Director: Carlo Vanzina
Stars: Massimo Boldi, Nino Frassica, Maurizio Ferrini
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Kathryn Garr
Stewart Bick ...
Jason Garr
...
Eric Johnson
...
William Hock man
...
Susan Byatt
...
Randall Innis
...
Kristy Carswell (as Rachelle Lefebvre)
Howard Bilerman ...
Assistant D. A. (as Howard Billerman)
Terrence Labrosse ...
Appeals Judge (as Terrence LaBrosse Ross)
...
Teddy leary (as Marcel Jeanin)
...
Maitre d'
...
Policeman at Accident Scene
...
Reporter #1 (as John Moore)
...
Detective (as John MacLaren)
...
Awards Emcee
Edit

Storyline

A lawyer battling addiction gets a chance to redeem her life when she is assigned to save a death-row inmate from execution.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crime em Evidência  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
OK Movie With Some Retread Actors
18 November 2002 | by (Durham Region, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen or heard much about Bo Derek lately, so when I noticed this movie I thought I'd tune in to see how she was doing. In "Life In The Balance" she plays a superstar lawyer turned alcoholic and drug addict, who gets one last chance to prove herself by being given a case in which she tries to save a man on death row (Bruce Boxleitner, who also hasn't popped up much recently as far as I know) after being convicted of murdering his family.

Derek and Boxleitner are OK together, and the movie - if not spectacular - is a reasonably engrossing apparently low-budget "whodunit" that is short (about an hour and a half) and to the point. I'm not quite sure why Katherine Garr (Derek) is (or at least was) such a hot shot lawyer. There are a lot of inconsistencies in the story from Eric (Boxleitner) that made me (a non-lawyer) suspicious of him from the start, and the twist at the end is certainly not an unpredictable one, but overall this isn't a bad movie. Neither Derek nor Boxleitner are going to win any awards for it, but it won't end their careers, either.

6/10


7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?