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R| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Mick Haller (Matthew McConaughey) is a charismatic defense attorney who does business out of his Lincoln Continental sedan. Mick spends most of his time defending petty crooks and other bottom-feeders, so it comes as quite a surprise when he lands the case of a lifetime: defending a Beverly Hills playboy (Ryan Phillippe) who is accused of attempted murder. However, what Mick initially thinks is an open-and-shut case with a big monetary reward develops into something more sinister.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey , Marisa Tomei , Ryan Phillippe , Josh Lucas , William H. Macy , John Leguizamo , Michael Peña , Bob Gunton

Director: Brad Furman

Genres: Thriller, Mystery

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

Release Date: March 18th, 2011|1 hr. 59 min.

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  • August 31, 2011 Claudia Cummings
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    Excellent!

  • August 20, 2011 cha8437175
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    It was good.

  • August 07, 2011 lewiskg
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    I have read the book, and also the following \"5th Witness\"...this movie was very poor. Mathew McConaughey was a terible chose for this part. He was waaaaay tooooo Mr. cool. The book was much more interesting and methodical, very intense...when watching the movie, I felt as thogh it was all about how cool M/M thought he was. I give the movie an F -

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'The Lincoln Lawyer' makes it clear from the start that we're miles -- or at least zip codes -- away from most buttoned-up courtroom dramas. Defense attorney Mick Haller (Matthew McConaughey) use...

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