Class Action
Class Action (1991)

A veteran attorney and his ambitious young daughter, also an attorney, find themselves facing off in court in this melodrama. He, an idealist who always fights for the underdog, is representing a group of car owners who are suing an auto… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 15, 1991
DVD Release Date: February 1, 2005
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Brown
Washington Post

Apted gives this smarter-than-average script a slick look and expertly develops suspense.

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Jason McKiernan

less a battle of people and corporations than a battle between a fiery daughter and smug father

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Not exactly a nail-biter, but a well-crafted courtroom thriller

Rita Kempley
Washington Post

It is the fierce accord between Mastrantonio and Hackman that distinguishes the movie.

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Rob Gonsalves

How far we've come! Here, it's still the youngster -- and the woman -- who needs to be put in her place.

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Clint Morris

Two great actors giving two great performances

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

What I liked best was the way the whole legal case and all of its twists and turns were used to force the Hackman and Mastrantonio characters into learning things about themselves.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A two-fisted slugger, hammering across points about legal and familial ethics.

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Scott Weinberg

Works like an above-average TV-flick ... only with better actors.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Sean Gillespie
Was this the one that took place on a moving train?
John Ballantine
Do you remember when Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio was supposed to be the next big thing and then she vanished after Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves? Perhaps we… More