From the Hip
From the Hip (1987)

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… More

Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 6, 1987
DVD Release Date: October 9, 2001
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

I don't know much about the law, but I know enough to assure you that "From the Hip" is completely implausible from beginning to end.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Starts out as a wild satire on the legal profession and veers into a serious look at legal ethics.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

An almost excessively erratic legal drama...

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Scott Weinberg

Yeah, the movie with Judd Nelson as the lawyer with a ***** in his briefcase.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Has a sharp shift in tone between the first half and the second plus Judd Nelson is not the most charismatic leading man but the story is decent and there are… More