The Judge (2014 movie)

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The Judge
Directed byDavid Dobkin
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Nick Schenk
  • David Dobkin
Produced by
CinematographyJanusz Kamiński
Edited byMark Livolsi
Music byThomas Newman
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release dates
  • September 4, 2014 (2014-09-04) (TIFF)
  • October 10, 2014 (2014-10-10) (United States)
Running time
142 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
Budget$50 million[3]
Box office$83.7 million[3]

The Judge is a 2014 American crime drama movie directed by David Dobkin.

Plot[change | change source]

It is about a Chicago lawyer, Hank Palmer, coming home to Indiana after his mother dies. Soon afterwards, his father, Joseph Palmer, a judge, is accused of killing someone in a hit and run accident with the son quickly defending his father even though they have relationship issues.

Cast[change | change source]

Reception[change | change source]

The movie received mixed reviews. It got a 47% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics liked Duvall's performance as Palmer. Duvall was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for his role.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Village Roadshow Pictures cosies up to Sony". May 6, 2014. Archived from the original on May 12, 2014. Retrieved May 11, 2014.
  2. "THE JUDGE (15)". Warner Bros. British Board of Film Classification. August 22, 2014. Retrieved August 22, 2014.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "The Judge (2014)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 31, 2015.

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