Legal Legends Collection Box Set
"Stirring, entertaining cinema... An impeccable cast." - Us Magazine
Sidney Lumet's riveting courtroom drama earned five OscarÂ® nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor for Paul Newman's towering performance as an alcoholic, ambulance-chasing attorney. When Frank Galvin (Paul Newman) inherits an impossible-to-win medical malpractice case, he courageously refuses a settlement and instead takes the case - and the entire legal system - to court. James Mason, Jack Warden, Milo O'Shea and Charlotte Rampling co-star.
"A runaway hit with powerhouse performances!" - Gene Shalit, Today
"A must see! One of the best films of the year!" - Renee Shapiro, KATV-TV/ABC
From master storyteller John Grisham and the director of Don't Say A Word comes a taut suspense-thriller that "grabs hold of you and never lets go" (Philadelphia Metro).
In their first film together, screen legends Gene Hackman and Dustin Hoffman face off in this electrifying nail-biter about a ruthless jury consultant who'll do anything to win. With lives and millions of dollars at stake, the fixer plays a deadly cat-and-mouse game with a jury member (John Cusack) and a mysterious woman (Rachel Weisz) who offer to "deliver" the verdict to the highest bidder. Packed with danger, intrigue and pulse-pounding twists and turns, Runaway Jury rules!
"Emotionally harrowing, ful, exciting... Compulsion grips!" - Los Angeles Times
In this riveting true story about the notorious 1924 Leopold/Loeb murder case, Orson Welles stars as the brilliant Clarence Darrow, whose history-making defense against capital punishment saved two Chicago teenagers from a death sentence.
Though names have changed, this factual, fascinating character study based on news reporter Meyer Levin's bestseller focuses on the two boys - one bossy and intimidating (Bradford Dillman), the other sensitive and introverted (Dean Stockwell) - who thought their superior intellect would allow them to pull off "the perfect crime". E.G. Marshall, Martin Milner and Diane Varsi co-star in this "tense, intelligent" (Time) reenactment of what was seen as the crime of the century
"A well-crafted courtroom thriller." - The Capital Times
Taut and emotionally powerful, Michael Apted's compelling showdown courtroom drama is driven by characters as intriguing as its predicament. The only thing Jedediah Tucker Ward (Gene Hackman) and his daughter (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) have in common is law. Equally brilliant, equally driven, the two find their longtime personal battle takes a new form when they represent opposing sides in a corporate class action lawsuit. A suspense-filled trial pits father against daughter, justice against victory.