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Actors: Bill Pullman, Robert Loggia, Blair Underwood, Leo Burmester, Roma Maffia
Director: Heywood Gould
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
R     2005     1hr 29min

When an accused cop-killer goes free, a detective?s search for justice veers dangerously out of control. Declaring a mistrial, the detective takes the law into his own hands by taking the accused, the judge and jury h...  more »


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Actors: Bill Pullman, Robert Loggia, Blair Underwood, Leo Burmester, Roma Maffia
Director: Heywood Gould
Creators: Paul Sarossy, Heywood Gould, Bart Brown, Bruce Cohen, Geena Davis, Rebecca Spikings, Renny Harlin
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Hbo Home Video
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 08/30/2005
Original Release Date: 11/02/1996
Theatrical Release Date: 11/02/1996
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 29min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English

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Member Movie Reviews

Sandra F. (Sami) from ST PETERSBURG, FL
Reviewed on 6/23/2008...
This actually turned out to be a pretty good movie about a detective who really got screwed by the "system". It shows what a joke our judicial system can be at times. It was worth the watch to see what extremes the cop has to go to to prove the bad guy guilty and to prove his own innocence.

Movie Reviews

Pullman perfect, HBO sells him short
becky robison | ft. worth, texas United States | 11/15/2001
(3 out of 5 stars)

"HBO needs to stick to showing other people's movies and give up on making their own. Bill Pullman (While You Were Sleeping) gives it his best shot in this unrealistic movie of a cop holding prisoners at gun point in a courtroom and letting the whole world see it on television. It's a sad sign of the times. Another great actor that didn't get used well was Robert Loggia (Big). Great talent needs to work to become better. This movie justs makes you wish they didn't have to do movies like this to perfect their craft."
Raw Deal
Pam | Whitinsville, MA | 02/16/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Bill Pullman plays a cop who angry at the acquittal of a cop killer takes over the courtroom and begins his own trial. Brilliant performances by Pullman and Robert Loggia as the captain."