Trial and Error
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Trial and Error
This comedy features TV's Seinfeld regular Michael Richards in his first starring role, opposite Jeff Daniels. Daniels plays Charlie Tuttle, an up-and-coming attorney engaged to Tiffany Whitfield (Alexandra Wentworth), the daughter of the law firm's boss (Lawrence Pressman). His boss sends him to a small Nevada town to represent a down-and-out relative, Benny Gibbs (Rip Torn). Benny has been charged with fraud for bilking people in a mail-order scam. At a bachelor party that Charlie's future father-in-law arranges for him in the small town, Charlie gets plastered. A small-time… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Something is surely amiss when the trial antics are the least interesting aspect of a courtroom comedy,"
‑ Michael Dequina,
"A nicely balanced blend of zany comedy and touching romance."
‑ David N. Butterworth,
"Lynn's attempt to replicate the courtroom zaniness of My Cousin Vinny is a humorless pie-in-the-face."
‑ Greg Muskewitz,
"A hilarious comedy with delicious comic bits on lawyers, juries and experts."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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