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The Trial -- Attorney Mac McClain has nothing left to live for.  Three years after the horrific accident that claimed the lives of his wife and two sons, he's finally given up.  Then the phone rings.  Mac is asked to take one final case: the trial of his life.

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After the horrific death of his wife and two sons, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent "Mac" McClain... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

Matthew Modine ... Mac

Robert Forster ... Ray

Nikki Deloach ... Mindy

Bob Gunton ... Joe Whetstone

Randy Wayne ... Pete Thomason

Burgess Jenkins ... Harry O'ryan

Rance Howard ... Judge Danielson

Clare Carey ... Dr. Anna Wilkes

Jason Burkey ... Prisoner

Brett Rice ... Dr. Newbern

Larry Bagby ... Spencer Hightower

David Dwyer ... Alex Hightower

Sandra Elise Williams ... Dean Marjorie Plant (as Sandra W. Van Natta)

Gary Ray Moore ... Car Salesman (as Gary Moore)

Danny Vinson ... Rodney MacFarland

Kera O'Bryon ... Angela Hightower (voice)

R. Keith Harris ... Lt. Monroe

Bonnie Johnson ... Jury Forewoman

Darren W. Conrad ... Juror

Marc Soper ... Prison Visitor

Janine Lorraine ... Courtroom Juror (as Janine Lorraine)

Zachary T. Robbins ... Hunter Wilkes

Andrew R. Kaplan ... District Attorney

Chad Gundersen ... Thug #2

Caroline O'Neil ... Prison Visitor
Gordon Price ... Trial attendee

James Harvley ... Courtroom spectator

Brian Lafontaine ... Dr. Eastman

Ted Johnson ... Bank Manager

Simone White ... Joan Brinkley (as Simone T. White)
Todd Davis ... Courtroom Member

Edd Robinson ... Juror

Chandler McIntyre ... Sandy

Rebekah James ... Kathy
Mark Scarboro ... Gene Nelson
Tommy Allen Taylor ... Golfer

Scott C. Reynolds ... Baliff (as Scott Reynolds)
Dottie Grissom-Hardin ... Juror

Dan A.R. Kelly ... Juror
Jay N. Cohen ... Prison guard (as Jay Cohen)
Marc Keenan ... Courtroom Member

John Edward Layton ... Prison Guard

Cherokee Cillie ... Juror
William Sykes ... Asst. District Attorney
Reid McGraw ... Skitch McGee
Jeff Teague ... Court Room Spectator
Wendy Foster ... Spencer Hightower's Girlfriend
Jenny-Lynn Waugh Azarian ... Cafe Patron
Ashley Monique 'Moe' Sanders ... Potential Juror / Court Room Member
Oletha Cuevas ... Juror
Tina Maynard ... Juror
Carter London ... Prison Visitor
Vicki Hathaway ... Juror
John F. Ayers III ... Cellmate of thomason
George R. Francis ... Juror
Nikki Palmer ... Juror
Ashley Manning ... Juror
C. Burfict ... Police Officer
Bill Treat ... Juror
Cynthia Rhudy ... Juror

Tara-Nicole Azarian ... Josie's Customer (uncredited)
Janice Lea Conrad ... Townsperson (uncredited)
Sarah Nicole Ellis ... Cafe Patron (uncredited)

Paul Gibson ... Newspaper Photographer (uncredited)
Marki Henderson ... Prisoner (uncredited)

Shannon Kneece ... Waitress (uncredited)

David R. Moore ... Court room member (uncredited)

Gabriella Mullis ... Cafe Patron (uncredited)
Laura Palka ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Christina Smith ... Court Room Member (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gary Wheeler 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mark Freiburger 
Gary Wheeler 
Robert Whitlow  novel

Produced by
John F. Ayers III .... executive producer
Mark Freiburger .... producer
Elise Graham .... line producer
Chad Gundersen .... co-producer
Roger Hair .... associate producer
Reid McGraw .... executive producer
Brad Mix .... executive producer
Matthew Modine .... producer
Gary Wheeler .... producer
Kathy Whitlow .... executive producer
Robert Whitlow .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Rob Pottorf 
 
Cinematography by
Tom Priestley Jr. 
 
Film Editing by
Jonathan Olive 
 
Casting by
Beverly Holloway 
 
Production Design by
John D. Kretschmer 
 
Set Decoration by
Deanna Tilley 
 
Costume Design by
Kate Sawyer 
 
Makeup Department
Ashleigh Chavis .... makeup artist
Liz McCracken .... key makeup artist
Summer Trull .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Elise Graham .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Clint Buckner .... additional second assistant director
C. Burfict .... second second assistant director
Rick Garside .... first assistant director
Alice M. Peschl .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Jerry Adderton .... set dresser
Anthony Cam .... set dresser
Brody Docar .... property master
 
Sound Department
Randy Freeman .... boom operator
Alex Markowski .... sound re-recording mixer
Ian Millard .... sound effects editor
Zach Seivers .... adr supervisor: Los Angeles
Sid Williams .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
Dale Girard .... stunt coordinator
Carlos Lopez .... stunt safety
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Catherine Cravens .... best boy electric
Lee Fries .... assistant camera
Tyler Garrett .... grip
Paul Gibson .... still photographer
Philip Hurn .... camera operator
Philip Hurn .... director of photography: second unit
Andy Lohrenz .... key grip (as Andrew Lohrenz)
Shane McMullin .... grip
Symon Mink .... first assistant camera: b camera
Jonathan Terpstra .... lighting technician
Justin A. Wallace .... grip (as Justin Wallace)
Gary Webster .... first assistant camera
Randy Whiteland .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Juli Emmons .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Amber Givens .... set costumer
Suann Sobkowski .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Jonathan Stanley .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Billy Howe .... trumpet
Andrew McKenna .... music assistant
Teddy Schnell .... music assistant
Adam D. West .... playback singer
 
Other crew
Jason Burkey .... craft service
Aaron Cline .... production assistant
Darren W. Conrad .... police technical advisor
Darren W. Conrad .... stand-in
Joshua P. Dease .... production accountant
Josh Ensink .... production coordinator
Roger Hair .... weapons master
Andrew R. Kaplan .... stand-in
Harrison Keller .... production assistant
Jason Allen King .... location manager
David R. Moore .... stand-in
Randall Stevens .... assistant: Mr. Freiburger
Kara B. Still .... script supervisor
Mark Thigpen .... stand-in: Mr. Bagby
Al Voikides .... assistant armourer (uncredited)
 
Thanks
David Bixler .... special thanks
Kevin Downes .... special thanks
Malcolm McDowell .... special thanks
Ryen W. Thomas .... thanks
Dale Williams .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Robert Whitlow's The Trial" - USA (complete title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some thematic material and a disturbing image
Certification:
USA:PG-13 (certificate #46074)

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14 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Should come with warning, 11 December 2010
Author: desolationtango from United States

This movie should come with a label warning the viewer that the only people who will enjoy it will also enjoy sitting through a two hour church service with no singing and no suspense, while they listen to their pastor summarize his previous 20 sermons.

What has happened to Matthew Modine? This is not the same actor I saw in Full Metal Jacket or Vision Quest.

There should also be a warning that nothing in the movie will have anything in common with a real trial. I could have done a better closing in my sleep.

I'm embarrassed I watched it. I could have spent the evening cutting my wrists and letting the blood out one drop every 15 minutes. It would have been much more interesting. The movie is as dull as my review.

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