Just Cause Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for Just Cause the Movie

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Incoherent mystery/thriller set in the Florida Everglades. Retired attorney, Paul Armstrong, now a Harvard law professor, decides to defend Bobby Earl (Underwood), on death row for the murder of a white girl. As Armstrong investigates the case, he discovers that the arresting officer Tanny Brown, (Fishburne) is corrupt and tortured the confession out of Bobby. Starts off promising with the electricity of Connery's and Fishburne's presence and a frigthening cameo by Ed Harris as an incarcerated serial killer, but once the barrage of plot twists start, creating gator size holes in the plot, the movie drifts into a murkey swamp of absurdity. Adapted from the legal thriller by John Katzenbach.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 102 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Mystery & Suspense, Law & Lawyers, Cops, Justice Prevails...?, Florida
Jeb Stuart, Robert Stone
Sean Connery, Laurence "Larry" Fishburne, Kate Capshaw, Blair Underwood, Ruby Dee, Daniel J. Travanti, Ned Beatty, Lynne Thigpen, George Plimpton, Chris Sarandon, Kevin McCarthy, Ed Harris
Lajos Koltai
Arne Glimcher
James Newton Howard
Lee Rich, Steve Perry, Arne Gilmcher, Sean Connery, Fountainbridge Films, Warner Bros.

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