The Verdict | 1982

Drama
Frank Galvin, an alcoholic lawyer tries to redeem his reputation by taking on a difficult medical malpractice case. He accepts the case after he's approached by the the family of a woman who has been left in a coma ...more
Director: Sidney Lumet
Awards: 5 Oscar nominations. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Frank Galvin

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... Laura Fischer

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... Mickey Morrissey

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... Ed Concannon

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... Judge Hoyle

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... Bishop Brophy

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... Maureen Rooney

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... Kaitlin Costello Price

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... Sally Doneghy

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... Kevin Doneghy

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... Dr. Towler

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... Dr. Thompson

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Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Deluxe Australia

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Production Services Ltd

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Synopsis

Frank Galvin, an alcoholic lawyer tries to redeem his reputation by taking on a difficult medical malpractice case. He accepts the case after he's approached by the the family of a woman who has been left in a coma following an operation at a large Catholic hospital. At first he's hoping for a quick cash settlement, but when he see's the victim in the hospital he decides that he must take the case to trial, despite the powerful opposition.

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