Watch And Justice for All
- 1 hr 59 min
And Justice for All, a 1979 courtroom drama directed by Norman Jewison, stars Al Pacino as Baltimore defense attorney Arthur Kirkland. The film is noted for its exploration of the concept of attorney-client privilege, as Kirkland is asked to defend Judge Henry T. Fleming (John Forsythe), his enemy on the bench. Its gritty depiction of miscarried justice, wrongful imprisonment, and the torment experienced by criminal defense lawyers won …And Justice for All both critical and box office success. Jack Warden as another judge who is Kirkland's confidante and Lee Strasberg as his grandfather, add to a strong supporting cast, including Christine Lahti, Jeffrey Tambor, and Craig T. Nelson. A climactic scene in which Arthur Kirkland delivers a stirring and incendiary monologue is frequently quoted and cited as one of the best speeches in film. Pacino received both Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations in the Best Actor category, and the film was also nominated for an Academy Award in Best Original Screenplay.