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The Lincoln Lawyer
Matthew Mcconaughey and Ryan Phillippe




Overview -
More than a decade after making a star turn in A TIME TO KILL, Matthew McConaughey stars in another legal-thriller adaptation. This time, Michael Connelly’s novel THE LINCOLN LAWYER serves as the inspiration, providing a plot about a defense attorney who realizes his client has a connection to one of his old cases.

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Overview

More than a decade after making a star turn in A TIME TO KILL, Matthew McConaughey stars in another legal-thriller adaptation. This time, Michael Connelly’s novel THE LINCOLN LAWYER serves as the inspiration, providing a plot about a defense attorney who realizes his client has a connection to one of his old cases.

Main Cast & Crew

Brad Furman - Director
Matthew McConaughey
Marisa Tomei
Ryan Phillippe
Josh Lucas
John Leguizamo
Michael Pena
Bob Gunton
Frances Fisher
Bryan Cranston
William H. Macy

 

Details

DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 119
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 031398137054
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: R (MPAA) (some violence, sexual content and language)
  • Release Date: July 2011

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Law/Lawyers
Thriller
Murder
Crime
Based On A Novel

 

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Reviews:
"Ettlin gives both the movie and us a smooth, stylish ride around town." - 03/18/2011 Los Angeles Times


3 stars out of 4 -- "THE LINCOLN LAWYER is workmanlike, engagingly acted and entertaining." - 03/16/2011 Chicago Sun-Times


"[A] near perfect match of material and actor....That swagger, that rakish smile and that offhand drawl convincingly power McConaughey's portrayal of this slick legal hustler." - 03/18/2011 USA Today


4 stars out of 5 -- "The most surprising courtroom drama since 1985's JAGGED EDGE, THE LINCOLN LAWYER is a don't-miss cinematic page-turner with enough twists to fill five movies." - 03/14/2011 Box Office


3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] pleasantly seedy crime thriller....As Haller, McConaughey makes the most of his Texas drawl, slicked-back hair and ingratiating affability..." - 03/18/2011 Washington Post


3 stars out of 4 -- "THE LINCOLN LAWYER keeps springing surprises....McConaughey, a cunning mesmerizer in the courtroom, steers this LINCOLN into what could be a hell-raising franchise." - 03/31/2011 Rolling Stone


"[McConaughey] still looks great arguing in a courtroom..." -- Great: B - 03/25/2011 Entertainment Weekly


"As Mick Haller, a Los Angeles lawyer who does business from the back of his Town Car, the superefficient McConaughey is something of a marvel." - 03/17/2011 Movieline


"A well-plotted string-along potboiler..." - 05/01/2011 Sight and Sound


4 stars out of 5 -- "McConaughey gives his best performance in years....It's subtle, assured work." - 06/01/2011 Total Film


4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] brisk and enjoyable courtroom thriller..." - 08/01/2011 Uncut

 

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