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Reasonable Doubt (2014)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  17 January 2014 (USA)
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A District Attorney has his life turned upside down when he's involved in a hit and run and another man is arrested for his crime and charged with murder.


(as Peter P. Croudins)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Karl Thordarson ...
Dean Harder ...
Carson Nattrass ...
Jessica Burleson ...
Dr. Brown
Steve Ratzlaff ...
Jon Ljungberg ...
Reporter #1 (Jeff Franklin)


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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The movie was shot over 27 days. See more »


At the end of the movie, Jimmy walks with the aid of a cane and has a limp but when he walks into the house, he doesn't need the cane anymore and walks fine. See more »


[first lines]
Nanny: Where's Emma?
[running into woods]
Nanny: Emma! Emma! Emma, where are you, honey?
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It's not the best thriller
23 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

But it's still pretty decent. Only if you overlook the major flaws of course (character decisions are purely executed on the "what's the worst decision I could make?" scale, always choosing exactly that one), which shouldn't be too difficult because of the actors in it. Yes the inciting incident is as stupid as it gets (especially considering the lawyer position). The movie tries to make up for that, by showing the past of our main character, which sort of is trying to make the decision relating to the viewer.

Of course Samuel L. Jackson does not care, what the character is or if some would consider the script weak. His performance is top notch once again. Just him picking up a glass of water and sipping from it, is a delight to watch (especially considering the circumstances of that scene and how it came to be). While there is a lot of stuff going on, that you won't really like, the actors are the anchors here, reeling this one in, before it goes completely overboard ...

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