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The Lincoln Lawyer

(DVD - 2011)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Lincoln Lawyer
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Michael 'Mick' Haller is a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money payoff swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis Includes bibliographical references and index.of conscience for Haller.
Title: The lincoln lawyer
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Publisher: [United States] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, [2011]
Notes: Special features: Making the case: creating the Lincoln lawyer ; Michael Connelly: at home on the road ; One on one with Matthew McConaughey and Michael Connelly ; deleted scenes
Originally released as a motion picture
Based on the book by Michael Connelly
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Summary: Michael 'Mick' Haller is a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money payoff swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis Includes bibliographical references and index.of conscience for Haller.
Audience: Rating R for some violence, sexual content and language
Local Note: (07/11) jp
Branch Call Number: DVD F LIN
Statement of Responsibility: Lakeshore Entertainment ; director, Brad Furman
Current Frequency: v
Organization of Materials: d
Performers: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, Josh Lucas, John Leguizamo, Michael Peña, Bob Gunton, Frances Fisher, Bryan Cranston, William H. Macy.
System Details: DVD ; widescreen ; 5.1 Dobly digital
Other Language: English dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles ; Closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Trials (Murder) Drama Defense (Criminal procedure) Drama Attorney and client California California Los Angeles Drama
Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Legal films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Topical Term: Trials (Murder)
Defense (Criminal procedure)
Attorney and client
Publisher No: 30667
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Nov 23, 2014
  • nycounsel rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

McConaughey owns the screen as a street-wise defense lawyer working the system to achieve justice. Good movie, good cast. Everything wraps up maybe just a tad bit too easily at the end, and the bad guy doesn't suffer enough, but an enjoyable film up until then.

This was the type of movie that showed how seedy some lawyers can be.

Sep 21, 2014
  • frishta rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great cast and great story. Good movie for a Saturday night.

Aug 04, 2014
  • Quimeras rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is one of those films that keep the audience truly engaged from beginning to end.

Apr 03, 2014
  • auntof3sjb rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Just watched this movie. Matthew Mc is dynamite in this movie. Very slick!

Mar 29, 2014
  • QED rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Just read the book and now saw the movie. The movie was very good but always difficult to match the book for detail, All in all a good movie for a Saturday nights entertainment.

Feb 24, 2014
  • beckythecat1 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

light entertainment. good for a Sunday evening to get ready for the week day schedule.

Feb 11, 2014
  • 0cho rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This turned out to be a very good movie. Some real good twists in the movie, good acting and decent story. Well worth the watch.

Nov 12, 2013
  • CovertOne rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Excellent...
McConaughy works.
This is a good movie.
Check it out.

Nov 10, 2013
  • jds1 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed this movie. Interesting plot. Had to keep track of who was involved in what, who did what. Nice little sub plot.

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Feb 24, 2014
  • beckythecat1 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

beckythecat1 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Jan 19, 2012
  • EuSei rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

EuSei thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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Sep 10, 2012
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A sleazy defense attorney must choose how to deal with a wealthy client accused of a hideous crime who seems to have a plan to beat the justice system.

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Jan 19, 2012
  • EuSei rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: sexual content

Jan 19, 2012
  • EuSei rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: Some

Jan 19, 2012
  • EuSei rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Lots of it.

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“It’s best to be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.” -Abraham Lincoln

“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe.”
-Abraham Lincoln

Sep 10, 2012
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

"You're nobody 'till somebody shoots you."

Sep 10, 2012
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

"I checked the list of people I trust and your name ain't on it."

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Aug 26, 2011
  • vmxoxo rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I Remember - Deadmau5 & Kaskade

This song plays during a pivotal revelation in the film. This song is so cool like that.

Find it at PPL

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