Starring Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason, Milo O'Shea and Lindsay Crouse, "The Verdict" (also known as "Verdetto, Il", "Verdict - Die Wahrheit und nichts als die Wahrheit, The") is a Drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, and written by David Mamet (screenplay), released on December 08 of 1982 in the USA.
Who directed "The Verdict":
The Verdict was directed by Sidney Lumet, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before making The Verdict, Sidney Lumet had directed Deathtrap, released in 1982, Prince of the City (1981), Just Tell Me What You Want (1980), The Wiz (1978), Equus (1977), and Network (1976). Since, he directed Daniel, released in 1983, Garbo Talks (1984), Power (1986), The Morning After (1986), Running on Empty (1988), and Family Business (1989).
What was the release date of "The Verdict":
The Verdict was first released on Wednesday, December 08, 1982, in the United States. Other films released on Wednesday, December 08, 1982 are 48 Hrs. (dir. Walter Hill) and Sophie's Choice (dir. Alan J. Pakula). This was thirty-six (36) years ago.
It has been released on Monday, February 14, 1983 in France; Thursday, March 31, 1983 in Germany and on Saturday, March 19, 1983 in Japan.
What is the casting of "The Verdict":
At the casting of The Verdict we find Paul Newman, previously seen in Absence of Malice (1981) and Slap Shot (1977); Charlotte Rampling (Stardust Memories (1980), Orca (1977)); Jack Warden (Carbon Copy (1981), So Fine (1981)) [ more... ]
- Burtt Harris and Lindsay Crouse, Julie Bovasso, Colin Stinton also appeared in Daniel, released in 1983.
- Charlotte Rampling and Colin Stinton also worked together in Spy Game, released in 2001.
- Lindsay Crouse and Paul Newman also appeared in Slap Shot, released in 1977.
- James Mason and Jack Warden also appeared together in Escape from Zahrain, released in 1962.
What is the Storyline of "The Verdict":
Frank Galvin (Paul Newman), once a promising graduate of Boston College Law School and a lawyer at an elite Boston law firm, is now an alcoholic ambulance chaser who has lost all of his four cases over the last three years. As a favor, his former partner and friend Mickey (Jack Warden) throws him a medical malpractice case where it's all but assured that the defense will settle for a large amount. The case involves a young mother who was possibly administered the wrong anesthetic and is now in a coma. Her [...]
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