Release Date: 1979
DVD Release Date: January 16th, 2001
R |2 hr 0 minPlot Summary
Satirical drama in which an idealistic lawyer who tries to win cases for clients trapped in a hypocritical and corrupt legal system finds himself defending a venal and self-righteous judge accused of rape. The judge wrongly assumes the lawyer's ideals and disdain for the courts will drive him to get an acquittal, despite the evidence and the loathing they have for each other.
Director: Norman Jewison
Genres: Comedy drama
Production Co: Columbia Pictures