Citizen Verdict (2005)

Citizen Verdict
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 37mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Armand Assante Actor Sam Patterson 1 1000001
Jerry Springer Actor Marty Rockman 1 1000002
Roy Scheider Actor Governor Bull Tyler 1 1000003
Justin Mitchell Actor Jessica Landers 1 1000004
Raffaello Degruttola Actor Ricky Carr 1 1000005
Dorette Potgieter Actor Carlene Osway 1 1000006
Philippe Martinez Director n/a 2 2000001
Philippe Martinez Producer n/a 3 3000001
Helmut Breurr Producer n/a 3 3000002
Karen Hamilton Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Karinne Behr Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Douglas Miller Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Terence Potter Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Kim Leggatt Executive Producer n/a 174 3000007
Juan Montilla Eslava Executive Producer n/a 174 3000008
Ian Burlingham Executive Producer n/a 174 3000009
Alan Latham Co-Producer n/a 170 3000010
Philippe Martinez Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Tony Clarke Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Frank Rehwaldt Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Kristina Hamilton-Grobler Screenplay n/a 120778 4000004
Michael Brierley Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Kristina Hamilton-Grobler Editor n/a 172 7000001
Synopsis
Marty Rockman, the notorious producer of the hit reality-TV show "So Sue Me," has a brand new concept: "Citizen Verdict." Each week a real criminal case will be tried before the American people, but this time they're also the jury. If the defendant is voted guilty in a death penalty case, Rockman will televise the execution. When an escalation in violent crime and terrorism hits the state of Florida, Governor Tyler, desperate to be seen as a tough-on-crime Republican leader in the upcoming Presidential race, decides to give Rockman his chance and so "Citizen Verdict" goes into production in Tampa. Selected by phone-in vote, the show's first contestant is Ricky Carr--a man accused of the rape and murder of popular celebrity-chef Dolly Hamilton. The case is a surefire ratings-winner. But when an investigation begins, it becomes apparent that Ricky may be innocent of murder.
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