The Judge

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In Theaters: October 10, 2014

R | 2h 21m | Documentary, Drama

Successful big city lawyer Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.) reluctantly returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral, even though he's been estranged from his father (Robert Duvall), esteemed Judge Joseph Palmer, for years. Following the funeral, he discovers his father is suspected of murdering a former defendant whom he failed to convict, and who went on to commit a horrific crime.

Despite his father's initial rejection when Hank offers to help with his defense, Hank sets out to discover the truth. Along the way, he discovers why his father never seemed to be happy with him in his younger years and what it was that drove them apart.

Director: David Dobkin
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Producer(s): David Dobkin, David Gambino, Susan Downey
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard, Leighton Meester, Ken Howard, Emma Tremblay, Balthazar Getty, David Krumholtz
Writer(s): Bill Dubuque
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