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Trial and Error(1997)

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Brief Synopsis

A contempt-of-court comedy about an actor who poses as an attorney to defend a man on trial for fraud. When a bachelor party leaves Charlie a babbling mess on the morning of a career-making-or-breaking legal appearance, his best friend, an out-of-work actor named Richard, takes "the law" into his own hands.

Cast & Crew

Jonathan Lynn Director
Michael Richards Richard Rietti
Jeff Daniels Charles Tuttle
Charlize Theron Billie Tyler
Jessica Steen Elizabeth Gardner
Austin Pendleton Judge Paul Z Graff
Rip Torn Benny Gibbs
Dale Dye Dr Stone
Max Casella Dr Brown
McNally Sagal Charles' Assistant
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1997 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
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Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • Trial and Error (1997)

    James Higgins 2010-03-04

    Enjoyable comedy, nicely cast, especially Charlize Theron. The brisk dialogue keeps the movie going at a good pace. I am a bit surprised at the low critic... MORE>