The Star Chamber (1983)
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Fed up with watching vicious criminals walk on technicalities and loopholes, judge Michael Douglas accepts his older colleague Hal Holbrook's invitation to join "The Star Chamber." This sub-rosa organization consists of nine like-minded judges who endeavor to take the law into their own hands. Essentially, these are robed vigilantes, but Douglas joins them, determining that the end justifies the means. Before long, however, Douglas finds himself balking at sanctioning the murder of freed
Aug 5, 1983 Wide
Feb 1, 2005
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
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A tour-de-force thriller from Hyams and Douglas... its final moments are as gripping as Superglue!
Conspiracy abounds in this early Michael Douglas far fetcher.
A couple of great chases, but it doesn't quite live up to its intriguing premise.
The Star Chamber is an intense, thought-provoking, great-looking action-packed thriller. Sadly overlooked in theaters, this is truly an '80s buried treasure.
While the movie is set in L.A., the rules of justice appear exaggerated to the point where the film seems to be taking place in a different country, but it doesn't really matter. It would be great fun just to put up your feet and watch director Peter Hyam
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