R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a homeless man is accused of murdering a Justice Department file clerk, a public defender is tasked with mounting his legal defense.
The movie's screenwriter (Eric Roth) also wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for Forrest Gump (1994).
God is angry with the wicked! Why did you send the black devil for me?
Kathleen Riley: Because Carl!
Michael: Carl has already been judged! The mighty hand struck him deaf and dumb.
Kathleen Riley: Okay.
Michael: Only the lord Jesus can take a soul. I saw the angel of death. I watched her die. I ...
At 1:23 into the movie, when she is checking keys against file cabinets at the Justice dept., the key won't fit into one of the file cabinets, then the key fits the very next one. This is minor but would not happen. Since the file cabinets are identical, they key would at least FIT the lock (though it wouldn't turn the lock mechanism) unless it were the correct key. For example....all Master Lock keys (of the same sort) will fit the intended item perfectly - it just won't unlock it unless the tumblers match.
$4,152,015 25 October 1987
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