The Whole Truth

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The Whole Truth, unfortunately, is that courtroom drama fans have already seen better examples of everything this lazy entry in the genre has to offer.



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Defense attorney Richard Ramsay (Keanu Reeves) takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter (Renée Zellweger), that he will keep her son Mike (Gabriel Basso) out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind of man that Boone Lassiter (Jim Belushi) really was comes to light. While Ramsay uses the evidence to get his client acquitted, his new colleague Janelle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) tries to dig deeper - and begins to realize that the whole truth is something she alone can uncover.


Jim Klock
as Leblanc
Ritchie Montgomery
as Judge Robichaux
Lara Grice
as Juror #3
Nicole Barré
as Angela Morley
Kevin "Lucky" Johnson
as Limo Driver (as Kevin Johnson)
Lyndsay Kimball
as Office Steed
Jason Kirkpatrick
as Detective Graves
Sean Bridgers
as Arthur Westin
Jackie Tuttle
as Trixie Westin
Mattie Liptak
as Alex Westin
Ryan Grego
as Young Mike
Dana Gourrier
as Courthouse Employee
Samantha Beaulieu
as Court Clerk
Wes Cannon
as Van Driver
Larry McGhee
as Bailiff #2
Genevieve Grogan
as Attractive Woman #2
Maritta Viola Sattelmaier
as Attractive Woman #1
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  • Feb 18, 2017
    Slow but never boring as the twists stay right there until the final reveal. Keanu Reeves seems to be sleeping through a role that to be honest seemed like a gap filler until John Wick was ready to kickoff. The filmmaking is a little off and it's a shame as it could've of been one of the sleep VOD to arrive in the market. Good for a night in but a slow burn reveal doesn't assist.
    Brendan N Super Reviewer
  • Aug 21, 2016
    I actually liked this courtroom drama. It was nothing special and that made it all the more better. It didn't try to be something it wasn't and Keanu Reeves is actually not that bad as a lawyer.
    Ian W Super Reviewer

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