Perfect Witness Poster

Release Date: 1989

DVD Release Date: September 14th, 2004

R|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
Taking a break from running his restaurant, Sam Paxton (Aidan Quinn) goes to a local bar for a drink, where he witnesses a mob hit. Sam is the only one who reports the murder to police, but he is hesitant to testify in court. District Attorney James Falcon (Brian Dennehy) pushes Sam, realizing this is his chance to make a big case. After his son is attacked, Sam refuses to speak in court. Falcon responds by jailing Sam until he is willing to cooperate.

Cast: Brian Dennehy, Aidan Quinn, Stockard Channing, Laura Harrington, Joe Grifasi

Director: Robert Mandel

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: Gripping, Pursuit, Intense, Murder, 1980s, New York City, Dark, Bar, Sacrifice, Wife, Son

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Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie