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Just Cause (1995)

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A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after 25 years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.

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... Paul Armstrong
... Sheriff Tanny Brown
... Laurie Prentiss Armstrong
... Bobby Earl
... Blair Sullivan
... Detective T.J. Wilcox
... Evangeline
... Katie Armstrong
... Warden
... McNair
... Delores Rodriguez
... Ida Conklin
... Lena Brown
... Sgt. Rogers
... Phil Prentiss
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Storyline

Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the local police, but they aren't interested - Bobby was their killer. Written by Rob Hartill

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Buried deep in the Florida Everglades is a secret that can save an innocent man or let a killer kill again.


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Rated R for violence and strong language | See all certifications »

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17 February 1995 (USA)  »

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Causa justa  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$10,607,932, 19 February 1995, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$36,853,222
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Trivia

Sean Connery turned down the role of King Edward I in Braveheart (1995) in order to make this film. See more »

Goofs

When Paul Armstrong goes to Tanny Brown's house and learns that the murdered girl was actually a friend of Brown's daughter, Tanny Brown comes home and angrily says, "I ought to have you locked up." However, his mouth is not moving at all when we hear the words. See more »

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[first lines]
Bobby Earl: Hey, you want my money, you best start throwing some elbow into that, boy. A dollar fifty, that's two bits shy of a car wash.
Kid Washing Car #1: A dollar fifty *each*.
Bobby Earl: Oh man, now you must got me confused with some other idiot.
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Referenced in The Tracey Fragments (2007) See more »

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Crying in the Chapel
Written by Artie Glenn
Performed by The Orioles
Played on the radio in Blair's parents' house
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What a game of TWISTER!
31 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

The movie was a suspenseful, and somewhat dark, look at the severe results of a genuinely human mistake. Connery and Fishburne work very well together in this thriller about murder and redemption. Keep your boots on for the strange turnaround at the end of the movie...you'd never expect it!


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