E.G. Marshall returns as the head of the law firm that he portrayed in the 1961 television series. This time his partners are his son (Beau Bridges) and his granddaughter (Martha Plimpton)....
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Series of new films on Showtime based on the old television series finds the lawyers having to defend a journalist charged in a wrongful death. However, because of a bureaucratic screw-up, ... See full summary »
John Walker is white supremacist. Now after hearing his speech, four boys go out and kill a young Hispanic. The Prestons are hired to defend one of them, who is the grandson of an old ... See full summary »
Covering nearly fifty years of mid-19th-century turmoil, from the tumultuous Texas Revolution to the early women's suffrage movement, "True Women" is a gripping tale of endurance, love, and above all, gritty female determination.
Jenny, a young American woman, moves to Paris and gets involved with Jack, who is seemingly the man of her dreams. However, he has a lot to hide and Jenny quickly gets entangled his dangerous lifestyle.
E.G. Marshall returns as the head of the law firm that he portrayed in the 1961 television series. This time his partners are his son (Beau Bridges) and his granddaughter (Martha Plimpton). In this movie, a man (John Larroquette) murdered the man who assaulted and raped his young daughter years before, and was released from prison after serving just a few years. Tried for first degree murder, the team has to come up with a defense approaching his and his families' mental state. Specifically, his daughter had to be placed in a mental ward as the result of the attack after a series of attempted suicides, his older daughter had run away from home because she could not stand the depressing atmosphere, and he simply thought of nothing but the man's death.Written by
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This movie is just about what TV movies are: supposed to get your attention but without breath to become solid or original entertainment. The plot is about two lawyers who defend a guy involved in a interesting and polemic (even if it's a cliche) case. The accused's daughter was raped, the raper served only 4 years and, feeling it was not enough, the father murders the raper when the later returns to live in the same neighbourhood after prison. So, is he morally guilty ? In the cast, should be mentioned that lovely and talented teen actress Rachael Leigh Cook is the girl raped. She's the best thing among other veterans.
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