The Lincoln Lawyer

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By on March 15, 2011

Category: Drama
All Genres: Drama
Release Year: 2011
Country: USA
Runtime: 119
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Brad Furman
Sound: SDDS, Dolby Digital, DTS

  • Who's up for a close encounter?

  • Writing by: John Romano – (screenplay)
    Michael Connelly – (novel)

    Produced by: Ted Gidlow – co-producer
    David Kern – executive producer
    Sidney Kimmel – producer
    Gary Lucchesi – producer
    Tom Rosenberg – producer
    Scott Steindorff – producer
    Richard S. Wright – producer

    Cast: Matthew McConaughey – Mick Haller
    Marisa Tomei – Maggie McPherson
    Ryan Phillippe – Louis Roulet
    William H. Macy – Frank Levin
    Josh Lucas – Ted Minton
    John Leguizamo – Val Valenzuela
    Michael Peña – Jesus Martinez
    Bob Gunton – Cecil Dobbs
    Frances Fisher – Mary Windsor
    Bryan Cranston – Detective Lankford
    Trace Adkins – Eddie Vogel

    Music: Cliff Martinez
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    Plot Outline:

    Two British comic-book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51.


    A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.

    Movie Quotes:

    Graeme Willy: You are an alien!
    Paul: To you I am, yes.
    Graeme Willy: Are you gonna probe us?
    Paul: *Why* does everyone always assume that? What am I doing? Am I harvesting farts? How much can I learn from an ass?

    Goofs: We know about 2 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Revealing mistakes: Clive's British Passport when it is rescued by Paul at the first RV camp office shows him as a British Subject, rather than as a British Citizen.

    Trivia: There are 2 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • Exists in the same universe as Blood Work (2002).
    • Mickey Haller also makes an appearance in the Michael Connelly novel "Nine Dragons." In one scene of that book a suspect claims that Matthew McConaughey can provide an alibi for him.

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