From the Hip
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Director Bob Clark, whose previous cinematic endeavors ran the gamut from Porky's to A Christmas Story, called the shots on From the Hip. Fresh out of law school, Robin Weathers (Judd Nelson) is hired by a law firm not known for its ethics. Weathers' first client is a man who, up to trial time, was perfectly willing to cop a plea. Instead, the novice lawyer sharkishly secures a "not guilty" verdict--not to mention a public reputation as a live wire. His jealous older colleagues decide to get even with Weathers by assigning him a case that cannot possibly be won. Thus it is… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 17%

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"Yeah, the movie with Judd Nelson as the lawyer with a ***** in his briefcase."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"Starts out as a wild satire on the legal profession and veers into a serious look at legal ethics."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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