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Actors: James Garner, Edward Kerr, Gina Gershon, Mary-Louise Parker, Brian Doyle-Murray
Director: Glenn Jordan
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
R     2005     1hr 32min

An actress accused of the murder of her brother-in-law and possible lover is defended by a naive attorney whose strings are being pulled by a slick celebrity lawyer.Running Time: 92 min.Format: DVD MOVIE Genre: COMEDY UPC:...  more »


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Actors: James Garner, Edward Kerr, Gina Gershon, Mary-Louise Parker, Brian Doyle-Murray
Director: Glenn Jordan
Creators: Tobias A. Schliessler, Glenn Jordan, Bill Blunden, Cindy Hornickel, J. Paul Higgins, Billy Ray
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Romantic Comedies, Love & Romance, Television, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: New Line Home Video
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 02/15/2005
Original Release Date: 10/04/1998
Theatrical Release Date: 10/04/1998
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 32min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

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Jill Patrick | Atlanta, GA | 01/10/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This is a deliciously wicked satire of legal eagles and their media counterparts. The cast is flawless, not limited to Gina Gershon who skewers her sex-pot image by being both victim and preying mantis (watch the opening sequence -- it's schtick to die for). James Garner just keeps getting better with age. The script is sharp as a tack, the performances and direction right on target. I'll be adding this to my collection!"
Kenneth Kapel | Chicago,Il, USA | 05/13/2006
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I am a fanatic Gina Gershon fan and her being in the cast of "Legalese" is the ONLY reason I purchased it.This film which also stars James Garner(excellent,as an ethically challenged Hollywood lawyer) and Mary-Louise Parker(in a very sexy and beautifully played role,as an aide to Garner).Gina as sexy actress Angela Beale is accussed of murder and Garners' law firm handles her defense.The three leads are fine,but this film depicts the utter curruption that the American legal system has fallen to.In fact,ALL aspects of American society are shown as being totally currupt.GINA WAS GREAT,but the film VERY depessing.The picure quality of the DVD was fine."