Suspect (1987)

6.4/10 by 31 users

When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, she begins to believe that Anderson may actually be innocent. Juror Eddie Sanger (Dennis Quaid), a Washington lobbyist, agrees, and together the pair begins their own investigation of events.

Release Date:October 23, 1987
Genres:Crime, Drama, Thriller
Production Company:TriStar Pictures
Production Countries:United States of America
Director:Peter Yates
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Plot Keywords:jurors, government, right and justice, lawyer, courtroom
  • Street folks gotta eat too
    November 25, 2001
    Fine courtroom drama which appears to be about a small change murder involving a pair of street people. But is it? An attorney takes on the case and begins digging deep into the case when evidence turns up that suggests the culprit may have connections other than with simple street bums. Interesting and exciting, though improbable.