Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)

Director
Peter Hyams

Main cast
Michael Douglas; Jesse Metcalfe; Amber Tamblyn; Joel David Moore; Orlando Jones

Genres
Drama

Description
Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.


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