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British filmmaker Peter Yates directs Suspect, a suspenseful courtroom drama set in Washington, D.C. After a Supreme Court justice commits suicide and a Justice Department secretary is found dead, a deaf-mute homeless veteran, Carl Wayne Anderson (Liam Neeson), is the suspected killer. Lonely yet dedicated public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to the case to represent Anderson. Suave lobbyist Eddie Sanger (Dennis Quaid) is on the jury, but he starts his own investigation by finding clues that prove Anderson's innocence. He shares his information with Kathleen, even though they… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The implausible screenplay makes Suspect a very mediocre movie."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Exceptionally performed and delicately plotted"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Highly entertaining mystery, with some real sexual tension between Cher and Quaid"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"A fantastic courtroom thriller from the 80's with a fine performance by Cher. Deserves to be a classic of the genre."
‑ Blake Davis, KFOR Channel 4 News
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