Criminal Law
Criminal Law (1989)

In this crime-thriller a defense attorney in Boston (Gary Oldman) finds that success has its price when one of the defendants he got acquitted (Kevin Bacon) resumes the killing spree he had started before being accused. Directed by Martin… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 28, 1989
DVD Release Date: June 12, 2007
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The pretentious psychological thriller has nothing worth saying about the American criminal justice system.

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Clint Morris

Oldman's good, and Bacon's bad? Yeah, you know you want to see that

Scott Weinberg

Worth seeing for for the leading-man role reversal ... plus it's always great to see Bacon play a bastard.

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Dean McKenna
Gary Oldman gives a strong performance in this suspense-thriller as an attorney who successfully defends accused killer Kevin Bacon. At first, the film bristles… More
nefnie lee
I was expecting alot more for a film that featured both Gary Oldman and Kevin Bacon. They both did a great job in their roles - Gary as a defense atty. who… More
Anthony Valletta
Gary Oldman as a good guy!