Criminal Law

1989

Criminal Law

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In this crime-thriller a defense attorney in Boston (Gary Oldman) finds that success has its price when one of the defendants he got acquitted (Kevin Bacon) resumes the killing spree he had started before being accused. Directed by Martin Campbell.

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Critic Reviews for Criminal Law

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Audience Reviews for Criminal Law

  • Mar 18, 2009
    I was expecting alot more for a film that featured both Gary Oldman and Kevin Bacon. They both did a great job in their roles - Gary as a defense atty. who manages to get his client (Bacon) acquitted of murder; and then finds out his client is guilty. Bacon is great at doing creepy. I just thought the story was long and tedious in some places and quite predictable.
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  • Jun 27, 2008
    Gary Oldman as a good guy!
    Anthony V Super Reviewer
  • May 21, 2007
    Gary Oldman gives a strong performance in this suspense-thriller as an attorney who successfully defends accused killer Kevin Bacon. At first, the film bristles with tension and intelligence, yet it goes on to become predictable and ludicrous.
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