Trial and Error
Trial and Error (1997)

Up-and-coming L.A. corporate lawyer Charles Tuttle (Jeff Daniels) is going to marry his wealthy boss's beautiful daughter Elizabeth (Alexandra Wentworth), but first he must head to a remote Nevada town to help his employer's… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 30, 1997
DVD Release Date: November 16, 1999
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

There are chuckles to be had, but get your own continuance by waiting for the video.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A hilarious comedy with delicious comic bits on lawyers, juries and experts.

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Michael Dequina

Something is surely amiss when the trial antics are the least interesting aspect of a courtroom comedy,

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David N. Butterworth

A nicely balanced blend of zany comedy and touching romance.

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Greg Muskewitz

Lynn's attempt to replicate the courtroom zaniness of My Cousin Vinny is a humorless pie-in-the-face.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
Director Jonathan Lynn makes another courtroom delight, following the success of <i>My Cousin Vinny</i>. Michael Richards delivers the expected… More
Doctor Strangeblog
Okay comedy with a witty title. Jeff Daniels and Michael Richards make a good mismatched-buddy team, and to his credit after the first 15 minutes Richards… More
Cassie Hill
Very funny. Espicially since Michael Richards was in it.
Brendan Nicholls
considering all the talent this project had to offer its a shame nothing really comes together. the main issues are the mismatched pairing of Richards &… More