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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  18 March 2011 (USA)
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A defense attorney has a crisis of conscience when he represents a wealthy client who has a foolproof plan to beat the system.

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The continuing story of defense attorney Mick Haller.

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Storyline

Mick Haller is a defense lawyer who works out of his Lincoln. When a wealthy Realtor is accused of assaulting a prostitute, Haller is asked to defend him. The man claims that the woman is trying to get some money out of him. But when Haller looks at the evidence against him, he learns that this case might be linked to an old case of his. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for some violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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18 March 2011 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£571,836 (UK) (18 March 2011)

Gross:

$57,981,889 (USA) (15 July 2011)
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Trivia

Mickey Haller also makes an appearance in the Michael Connelly novel "Nine Dragons". In one scene of that book a suspect claims that Matthew McConaughey can provide an alibi for him. See more »

Goofs

When Haller comes home and finds his door ajar, the door opens inwards with the hinges on the left hand side (as viewed from inside the room). He then confronts Roulet and escorts him from the house, but now the door hinges are on the opposite side. See more »

Quotes

Mick Haller: You know what my father always said about an innocent client?
Frank Levin: [sarcastically] No, I've never heard this...
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.66 (2012) See more »

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California Soul (Lincoln Lawyer Remix)
Written by Nick Ashford (as Nickolas Ashford) and Valerie Simpson
Performed by Marlena Shaw featuring Ya Boy
Remixed by Damon Elliott and Brad Furman
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Twisted and Manipulative an addictive thriller...
21 March 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

That's a nice movie to watch. All the audience was mature when I went to watch it. So for the kids, could be kind boring but if you are over 20's and like twisted lawyers cases, you will like it. This is a movie you could see in some American series that are on television these days. But I like how the way they made it for the big screen. Didn't know what quite to expect but it never let me off the hook! The story was interesting throughout all the various developments. Matthew McConaughey was truly convincing and believable as was the entire cast. Enjoyed seeing a manipulative, weasel like defence lawyer with some redeemable qualities. There was some flaws in the screen play and the dialogues but it doesn't ruin the movie. The supporting cast ; Marisa Tomei , Josh Lucas & Ryan Phillipe were absolutely amazing it's one of the best ensemble cast ever... Overall 8/10 enjoyed it a lot...


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