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A district attorney is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant district attorney and a cryptic stranger.

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District attorney Ford Cole is running for mayor, promising to capture the city's elusive crime boss, Danny Ludin. On the night of a gas link in the inner city, his interview with a national reporter is interrupted by word that his best prosecutor, Nora Timmer, who's also his lover, has killed a man she claims was assaulting her. A few minutes later, a man shows up at Cole's office claiming it was murder, implicating Nora in complicated schemes and crimes. Cole wants a few hours to get to the bottom of a mess that quickly includes land deals, shell corporations, and political corruption. Who's setting up whom? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Tonight... Believe No One. See more »


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Rated R for sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »
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13 April 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Doppia ipotesi per un delitto  »

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Budget:

$15,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$778,123 (USA) (13 April 2007)

Gross:

$1,181,197 (USA) (20 April 2007)
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Filmed in 2003. See more »

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Luther Pinks: She stood there smelling like a tangerine, ripe and ready to be peeled.
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References The Invisible Man (1933) See more »

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I Still Feel
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Performed by Martina Topley-Bird, Steve Crittall, Nick Bird, Alex McGowen
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don't blink
7 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had not heard of this movie when me and my friend picked it up at Blockbuster. It was between this and Be Kind Rewind and fortunately we chose this movie. Ray Liotta plays a district attourney running for mayor when his DA is raped by a supposed psychotic music store clerk and then murders him. Liotta is taken on a roller coaster of a mystery where you don't know who is telling the truth and if everyone is who they say they are. There are so many twists and turns that it becomes confusing at points but it all adds up to the ending which relieves your confusion. I haven't heard of Jolene Blalock but she is excellent in her role as the supposedly raped(was she or wasn't she?) DA who may have some tricks up her sleeve. The only thing i had a problem with was some of the dialouge. LL Cool J's ramblings about everything smelling like food was a bit strange. Other than that it was awesome


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