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Suing the Devil (2011)

TV-PG | | Drama, Fantasy | 26 August 2011 (USA)
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A down-and-out law student sues Satan for $8 trillion dollars. Satan appears to defend himself with seven of the greatest trial lawyers and the trial of the century begins.

Director:

Timothy A. Chey (as Tim Chey)

Writer:

Timothy A. Chey (as Tim Chey)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Malcolm McDowell ... Satan
Shannen Fields ... Gwen O'Brien
Corbin Bernsen ... Barry Polk
Tom Sizemore ... Tony 'The Hip' Anzaldo
Bart Bronson Bart Bronson ... Luke O'Brien
Rebecca St. James Rebecca St. James ... Jasmine Williams
Jeff Gannon Jeff Gannon ... Mr. Banks
Roslyn Gentle ... Judge Woods (as Ros Gentle)
Jennifer Skyler Jennifer Skyler ... Cynthia Jones
Chad Lammers Chad Lammers ... Mr. Ice
Gabrielle Whittaker Gabrielle Whittaker ... Ms. Scarlett
Gemma Kaye ... Ms. Shy (as Gillian Emmett)
Robin Royce Queree Robin Royce Queree ... Mr. Think Tank (as Robin Queree)
Dennis Cole Dennis Cole ... Murray Fields
Kenny Epps Kenny Epps ... Mr. Innocent
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Storyline

Luke O'Brien, a washed-up salesman turned night law student, decides to sue Satan for $8 trillion dollars. On the last day before Luke files a default judgment, Satan appears to defend himself. On Satan's legal team are 10 of the country's best trial lawyers. The entire world watches on Legal TV to see who will win the Trial of the Century. Written by Susan Fisher

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The devil has a new enemy... See more »

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Drama | Fantasy

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The LA Times reported the film as one of the most illegally-downloaded movies in 2012. See more »

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The character name "Ms. Black" is listed in the end credits as "Ms. Red." See more »

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References A Few Good Men (1992) See more »

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Mighty to Save
Words & Music by Reuben Morgan and Ben Fielding
Performed by Hillsong Church
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One Third of 'SUING THE DEVIL" Is Brilliant
27 January 2012 | by latasha-wilson77See all my reviews

I waited for ages to see this and no I did not 'illegally' download the movie - only those making less than $15,000 a year do that (and unfortunately they may only make that for the rest of their lives). Besides I LOVE seeing it on a big screen.

Despite my constant dislike to Shannen Fields in 'Facing the Giants', I was unable to disapprove of her acting in this film. She has improved massively since 'Facing'.

The film itself has an intriguing plot line which keeps you hooked throughout. The film includes humour at the start and fascination by the end. I loved watching this film and I enjoyed the smartness of the story. The film is cleverly done with jumps in time and different perspectives of events throughout which will leave you understanding the motives of each character more. The music is composed beautifully, the orchestral tunes accompanied with the clatter that a typewriter makes creates a beautiful piece of music that fits perfectly with the film itself.

'Suing the Devil' is structurally comparable to a three-act play, with a brief epilogue.

I admired "Suing the Devil" for how it looked and the ideas it had to express, but I think it's an uneven film that doesn't entirely work.

Grade: B+


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26 August 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Diabo no Banco dos Réus See more »

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