The Judge is a American legal drama film directed by David Dobkin. The film stars Robert Downey Jr, Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard, and Billy Bob Thornton. The film was released in the United States on October 10, It received mixed reviews; critics praised the. Crime · Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects . The Judge is a deeply moving film that showcases the acting powerhouse that is Robert Duvall and the undeniable versatility and magnetic screen presence. The Judge () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Movie Info. In "The Judge," Robert Downey Jr. stars as big city lawyer Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge (Robert Duvall), is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before. The main plot anchors itself with quite a lot of naturalism, an ironic half-smile, and that measured point of repulsion-attraction mastered by the great Luchini, expert on human toads that tie us with their tongues. [Full Review in Spanish]. Full Review | Original Score: 4/5. Quim Casas · Sensacine. April 7, Love affairs and. 10 Oct Before "The Judge"'s world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last month, Dobkin told the audience that he always wanted to do the kind of movie that doesn't get made anymore. In other words, a human story. And themes found in the specific examples he cited as his inspirations -- “Kramer.
Official Movie Site. Actor and producer wife to follow up The Judge with a film set during the course of a series of televised pre-election contests. Published: 21 Jul Robert Downey Jr to open campaign on presidential debate movie. March Robert Duvall: 'Whatshisname should have won the Oscar'. Published: 24 Mar 9 Oct The patriarch of the Palmer brood is the title character and the only reason to take an interest in this movie, since he is played by Robert Duvall. Judge Palmer ( even his sons call him that) does not represent anything new for Mr. Duvall. He's crusty, but with an occasional twinkle in his eye and a well-hidden.