...And Justice for All Poster

Release Date: 1979

DVD Release Date: January 16th, 2001

R|2 hr 0 min

Plot 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.

Cast: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, Lee Strasberg, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Lahti, Sam Levene, Robert Christian

Director: Norman Jewison

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Rivalry, Sacrifice, Judge, Prison, Rescue, 1970s, Gritty


Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)