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In Defense of a Married Man (1990)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 14 October 1990
A lawyer's husband is having an affair. When the woman he is having the affair with is found dead. He is the prime suspect. Though he adamantly proclaims his innocence. His wife takes ... See full summary »

Director:

Joel Oliansky

Writers:

Sasha Ferrer (story), Norman Morrill (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Judith Light ... Laura Simmons
Michael Ontkean ... Robert
Jerry Orbach ... Alan Michelson
Pat Corley ... Det. Brendan Bradley
Nicholas Campbell ... Ben Gardner
John Colicos ... Charles Evers
Cynthia Sikes ... Claudia
Johnny Galecki ... Eric
Tony Rosato ... Frank Ticelli
David Hemblen ... Colin Barrie
Colin Fox Colin Fox ... Brad Monroe
Gema Zamprogna ... Amanda Simmons
Jonathan Welsh Jonathan Welsh ... D.A. Papernow
Errol Slue Errol Slue ... Judge Bruce
Frank Adamson ... Judge Perini
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A lawyer's husband is having an affair. When the woman he is having the affair with is found dead. He is the prime suspect. Though he adamantly proclaims his innocence. His wife takes charge of his defense, but can she place his betrayal behind or aside to be able provide him with the best possible defense? Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Crime | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In difesa di un amore See more »

Filming Locations:

Kayuga, Ontario, Canada See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Landsburg Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Worth Watching
15 August 2012 | by leokelliSee all my reviews

So, the story is actually pretty good, and it keeps you interested. I love Judith Light in anything, and this is no different. Her character is nearly identical to that of Angela Bower. She's a high powered attorney instead of an ad executive, but you get the idea. It even looks like she borrowed clothes from Angela's closet for this movie. My big complaint about this movie is that she and her on screen husband have NO chemistry. He's wearing sweats and exercising for much of the time and ends up looking less like her husband and more like her son who's been scolded for being a naughty. Speaking of her son, he's played by a pre-Roseanne Johnny Galecki, who does a pretty good job too.

Anyway, I saw the movie on Netflix, so if you have that, I do recommend giving it a look!


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