More About The Judge
Robert Downey Jr. plays an urban lawyer who heads back to his rural home when his father, a judge, is implicated as a murder suspect in this comedy-drama from Warner Bros. Vera Farmiga, Robert Duvall, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Billy Bob Thornton head up the rest of the starring cast.
Main Cast & Crew
David Dobkin - Director
Robert Downey Jr.
Billy Bob Thornton
"[The] the case is merely the backdrop for a more emotionally engaging story about fathers and sons played, like a duet, by two virtuoso actors who give the film not only all they have but probably more than it requires." -- Grade: B - 10/17/2014 Entertainment Weekly
3 stars out of 5 -- "Adding some grit is Robert Duvall as the judge of the title. It’s a typically no-nonsense turn from Duvall, and he and Downey Jr. bring appealing punch to their battling scenes." - 10/17/2014 Total Film
3 stars out of 5 -- "Downey Jr. is especially convincing as the whip-smart lawyer who is flashy and cynical without ever becoming seedy. Duvall, too, brings complexity to Joseph..." - 10/10/2014 Empire