5.4/10
87
6 user

Life in the Balance (2001)

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... 

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
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
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
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
Fantasies (1981)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

16-year old Anastasia and her adopted brother Damir live on a Greek island with their pervy grandfather. She dreams about having a large antique bathtub and he dreams about running a sea-side resort. They begin to fall for each other.

Director: John Derek
Stars: Peter Hooten, Bo Derek, Anna Alexiadis
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

While on an African expedition with her father, Jane Parker meets Tarzan, and the two become fascinated by each other.

Director: John Derek
Stars: Bo Derek, Richard Harris, Miles O'Keeffe
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
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
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
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
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 more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Pretty good
1 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Kathryn Garr has had a successful career, including making partner at her law firm. But that won't help her now. She doesn't seem to know what she is doing, she has a drinking problem, and her marriage to Jason is in trouble.

But Kathryn has one chance to redeem herself. Eric Johnson is on Pennsylvania's death row for killing his family, and many believe he is innocent. Some believe evidence was withheld in his trial. Kathryn doesn't have a lot of enthusiasm, and she doesn't share the faith in Eric that others do. She seems more like a prosecutor than a defense lawyer, because she doesn't seem to remember "innocent until proved guilty".

Eric doesn't seem to have much of a chance, but Kathryn finally makes a real effort, and she does find more evidence, with the help of a colorful Southern detective. We go through some twists and turns to get to the end, but there's nothing that special here.

Bo Derek and Bruce Boxleitner both have their good moments here. Kathryn's boss won't do anything to shake the perception that lawyers are sleazy.

It was an okay movie, about the same quality as a TV-movie.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Steven Spielberg's Most Mind-Blowing Easter Eggs

"The IMDb Show" takes a look at the new trailer for Ready Player One and breaks down director Steven Spielberg's five greatest Easter eggs of all time. Plus, we connect the dots between IMDb's Top 10 Stars of 2017.

Watch now