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The Verdict

drama


An alcoholic Boston lawyer takes on a hopeless medical malpractice case in a desperate attempt to pursue justice and redeem his honor.

Rotten Tomatoes® scores

  • Critic Score
    96%
  • Audience Score
    88%

movie reviews from Rotten Tomatoes®

  • Tomatometer®

    96%
    reviews counted: 9
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  • Audience

    88%

Top Critic Reviews

Fresh:

- A.O. Scott, New York Times, Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Fresh: Newman gives a brilliant performance in this powerful David and Goliath tale of a sad man's quest for redemption in the face of despair. Newman, director Lumet and the film itself all should have won an Academy Award, but sadly didn't.

- Chuck O'Leary, FulvueDrive-in.com, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Fresh:

- Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Audience Reviews

4 stars

Lumet, Newman and Mamet are all in top form in this flawless courtroom drama.

- kenstachnik, Sunday, February 10, 2008

4 stars

Lumet, Newman and Mamet are all in top form in this flawless courtroom drama.

- kenstachnik, Sunday, February 10, 2008

3 stars

Pretty good.

- dreamfaeries, Tuesday, November 7, 2006