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Beyond A Reasonable DoubtRemake of the 1956 film, Beyond a Reasonable Doubt will revive the detective thriller genre which is very popular in last century.High profile lawyer, Mark Hunter has an impeccable record putting criminals behind bars and is a shoo-in for governor in the upcoming election. But when ambitious rookie journalist, C.J. Nicholas begins investigating Hunter for tampering with evidence to secure his convictions, the district attorneys perfect record is up for scrutiny. Commencing a risky game of cat and mouse with Hunter, C.J. frames himself as a murder suspect to catch the corrupt D.A. in the act. Ella Crystal becomes caught between political ambitions of her boss and C.Js dangerous expose. As mounting evidence stacks up against both men, Ella own life becomes threatened when she discovers incriminating proof that puts the fate of both C.Js innocence and Hunters reputation in her hands.Keywords:
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Directors of "Beyond A Reasonable Doubt"Peter HyamsBirthdate: 26 July 1943, New York City, New York, USA
Creators of "Beyond A Reasonable Doubt"Peter HyamsBirthdate: 26 July 1943, New York City, New York, USADouglas MorrowBirthdate: 13 September 1913, Oswego, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "Beyond A Reasonable Doubt"New York Daily NewsSeptember 14, 2009
A good rule to follow for wannabe gritty thrillers: Lead actors shouldn't remind you of late-night informercial pitchmen.NPRSeptember 14, 2009
There's little in this pointless rehash to distract audiences from the pleasure of watching Tamblyn, a fine young actress whose direct, grownup stare belies her baby features.New York PostSeptember 11, 2009
What you won't be able to figure out is why this laughable yarn didn't go straight to DVD.Los Angeles TimesSeptember 11, 2009
The leads can't lend either spunk or gravitas to what was already a preposterous yarn 50 years ago.Hollywood ReporterSeptember 11, 2009
There are plenty of reasonable doubts about his mediocre legal thriller remake.Boxoffice MagazineSeptember 11, 2009
I've got no problem with movies that stack up twists like crazy straws. Hyam's script, however, depends on us being dumber than every character in the film-you'd have to reach protozoan levels just to resist wanting to strangle everyone in it.Reel Film ReviewsMay 18, 2011
...an entertainingly absurd thriller that boasts several genuinely exciting interludes and an expectedly riveting performance from Michael Douglas.Combustible CelluloidJanuary 07, 2010
Hyams takes a perfectly good story and kills it with logic loopholes, inconsistent character behavior, horrendous, headache-inducing cutting, and a number of brainless chase scenes.Filmcritic.comDecember 23, 2009
grows more preposterous as it unfoldsNewsBlazeDecember 20, 2009
Conscientiously creepy, but with a finale just too rushed to correlate with what preceded before. Though Metcalfe isn't bad, in commanding viewer attention as well as he does his tool in Desperate's random bulked for booty, housewife gardens.DVDTalk.comDecember 14, 2009
While the original is perhaps not a faultless classic, it certainly offers more excitement and competence than the star of John Tucker Must Die and the director of A Sound of Thunder can offer.Brand XOctober 08, 2009
The result is at times genuinely suspenseful ... and if the final twist doesn't drive you crazy, the cleverness may win you over.
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