Absence of Malice (1981)

Movie"In America can a man be guilty until proven innocent?"
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Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his crime was allegedly committed—but it involves an innocent party. When he tells Carter the truth and the newspaper runs it, tragedy follows, forcing Carter to face up to the responsibilities of her job when she is confronted by Gallagher.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:December 18th, 1981
On DVD & Blu-ray:March 31st, 1998 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$12,000,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$40,716,963 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Ronald L. Schwary
Production Companies:Mirage Enterprises, Columbia Pictures