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From the Hip (1987)

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Director Bob Clark, whose previous cinematic endeavors ran the gamut from Porky's to A Christmas Story, called the shots on From the Hip. Fresh out of law school, Robin Weathers (Judd Nelson) is hired by a law firm not known for its ethics. Weathers' first client is a man who, up to trial time, was perfectly willing to cop a plea. Instead, the novice lawyer sharkishly secures a "not guilty" verdict--not to mention a public reputation as a live wire. His jealous older colleagues decide to get

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Comedy

Oct 9, 2001

Lorimar Home Video

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Yeah, the movie with Judd Nelson as the lawyer with a ***** in his briefcase.

April 6, 2005
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Starts out as a wild satire on the legal profession and veers into a serious look at legal ethics.

August 27, 2004 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

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Has a sharp shift in tone between the first half and the second plus Judd Nelson is not the most charismatic leading man but the story is decent and there are excellent performances by Nancy Marchand, Darren McGavin, Ray Walston, Alan Arkin and particularly John Hurt who steals every scene that he's in.
April 15, 2010
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