Suspect

Critic Score

69%

User Score

58%
In theaters Oct 23, 1987
R, 2 hr. 1 min.

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Movie Info

Synopsis: British filmmaker Peter Yates directs Suspect, a suspenseful courtroom drama set in Washington, D.C. After a Supreme Court justice commits suicide and a Justice Department secretary is found dead, a
Director: Peter Yates
Rated: R
Running Time: 2 hr. 1 min.
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery & Suspense
Theater Release: Oct 23, 1987
DVD Release: May 08, 2001

Cast

Cher

Kathleen Riley
Dennis Quaid

Eddie Sanger
Liam Neeson

Carl Wayne Anderson
John Mahoney

Judge Matthew Bishop...
Joe Mantegna

Charlie Stella
Philip Bosco

Assistant US Attorne...
E. Katherine Kerr

Congressperson Grace...
Fred Melamed

Morty Rosenthal
Paul D'Amato

Michael

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Critic Reviews

  • The implausible screenplay makes Suspect a very mediocre movie. More...
  • Highly entertaining mystery, with some real sexual tension between Cher and Quaid More...
  • A fantastic courtroom thriller from the 80's with a fine performance by Cher. Deserves to be a classic of the genre. More...
  • Exceptionally performed and delicately plotted More...
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User Reviews

  • Ahh a film from 1987 when Cher was looking go without any Nip and Tuck, and gas was 87 cents a gallon, sign seen in background. Funny and hard to...
  • I saw this on TV some time ago, I barely remember it, but I remember that it was a good courtroom drama and thriller, with a good cast. It's good.
  • Cast: Cher, Dennis Quaid, Liam Neeson, John Mahoney, Joe Mantegna, Fred Melamed, Philip Bosco, Michael Beach, Bill Cobbs Director: Peter Yates...
  • Silly and routinely unbelievable courtroom thriller, typical of the 80s. Not terrible by any means, but there's nothing here that hasn't been done a...
  • Decent plot and movie, but it needed some severe editing for time and pacing. Cher was miscast
  • Suspect is a well written court room drama starring Cher as a Defense Attorney assigned to defend Carl (Liam Neeson), a homeless, deaf, and mute...
  • Cher is a pain but she does well in this one.