The Lawyer

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"Wilma Harrison had it all. A wealthy doctor for a husband. A big playboy for a lover. A beautiful home. And a horrible death."
  • R
  • 1970
  • 2 hr
  • 6.8  (221)

In this drama, Harvard-educated attorney Tony Petrocelli works on small-crime criminal cases. By chance, the case of a lifetime, in which a prominent doctor awaits pending charges for allegedly bludgeoning his wife to death, is given to Tony. The film is loosely based on the real-life case of physician Sam Shephard, who was charged with killing his wife after tabloid-level news coverage and an inadequate investigation.

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In this drama, Harvard-educated attorney Tony Petrocelli works on small-crime criminal cases. By chance, the case of a lifetime, in which a prominent doctor awaits pending charges for allegedly bludgeoning his wife to death, is given to Tony. The film is loosely based on the real-life case of physician Sam Shephard, who was charged with killing his wife after tabloid-level news coverage and an inadequate investigation.

The Lawyer is a 1970 crime movie with a runtime of 2 hours. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8.

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  • Release Date
    1970
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (221)