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R| 2 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
Aspiring Florida defense lawyer Kevin Lomax (Keanu Reeves) accepts a high-powered position at a New York law firm headed by legal shark John Milton (Al Pacino). As Kevin moves up in the firm's ranks, his wife, Mary Ann (Charlize Theron), has several frightening, mystical experiences that begin to warp her sense of reality. With the stakes getting higher with each case, Kevin quickly learns that his mentor is planning a far greater evil than simply winning without scruples.

Cast: Keanu Reeves , Al Pacino , Charlize Theron , Jeffrey Jones , Judith Ivey , Connie Neilsen , Craig T. Nelson , Tamara Tunie

Director: Taylor Hackford

Genres: Thriller, Horror, Fantasy

Distributor: Warner Bros., Warner Home Vídeo

The Devil's Advocate (1997)

Release Date: October 17th, 1997|2 hr. 24 min.

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  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The Devil's Advocate is a sharp, suspenseful and completely satisfying movie. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    The Devil's Advocate is a highly-enjoyable motion picture that's part character study, part supernatural thriller, and part morality play. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It is not a serious film about its subject, nor is it quite a dark comedy, despite some of Pacino's good lines. The epilogue, indeed, cheats in a way I thought had been left behind in grade school. And yet there are splendid moments. show more

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