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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  10 July 2009 (Spain)
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Remake of the 1956 film noir film "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt" in which a writer's plan to expose a corrupt district attorney takes an unexpected turn.

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High profile lawyer, Mark Hunter has an impeccable record putting criminals behind bars and is a shoo-in for governor in the upcoming election. But when ambitious rookie journalist, C.J. Nicholas begins investigating Hunter for tampering with evidence to secure his convictions, the district attorney's perfect record is up for scrutiny. Commencing a risky game of cat and mouse with Hunter, C.J. frames himself as a murder suspect to catch the corrupt D.A. in the act. Romantically involved with C.J. but unaware of his assignment, assistant D.A. Ella Crystal becomes caught between her boss's political ambitions and C.J.'s dangerous expose. As mounting evidence stacks up against both men, Ella's own life becomes threatened when she discovers incriminating proof that puts the fate of both C.J's innocence and Hunter's reputation in her hands. Written by Anonymous

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Why would a man frame himself... for murder?


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Rated PG-13 for a sex scene, violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$17,164 (USA) (11 September 2009)

Gross:

$32,409 (USA) (25 September 2009)
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At the end of the trial, a reporter said the DA announced he would seek the death penalty. In fact, the DA would have had to serve notice prior to the trial that he was going to seek the death penalty and the jury would have had to been qualified for a death penalty case, i.e. jury members must agree they would return the verdict of death if they felt it was warranted. See more »

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Just plain stupid
18 October 2010 | by (Minneapolis, USA) – See all my reviews

This ridiculous movie represent all that is wrong with the Hollywood film industry. You take the plot line of a completely outdated 50's flick, set the story in whatever city's tourist board, gives you the best deal, hire couple of tepid and incredible uncharismatic young half-stars, add in a top billing a major star , little over the hill, and you have a movie. And what an atrocity of a movie this is. I have no intention of wasting my or anybody else's time, so I'll keep it very short.It all happens in Shreveport, LA, but except couple of minor parts nobody has a minute trace of a Southern accent. The shear stupidity of the main character makes you wont to choke him to death. The plot line has more holes than a sieve. Suspending your logic isn't enough, you have to suspend your brain to go through this garbage. Just plain stupid.


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