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The Right to Remain Silent (1996)

Just a normal night at the police station for rookie Christine Paley (Lea Thompson). This is a log of about eight different types of arrests which can happen in a normal month. Lieutenant ... See full summary »

Director:

Hubert de La Bouillerie (as Hubert C. de la Bouillerie)

Writers:

Brent Briscoe (play), Mark Fauser (play) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Penelope Branning Penelope Branning ... Annie
Colleen Camp ... Mrs. Buford Lowry
Patrick Dempsey ... Tom Harris
Wanda-Lee Evans Wanda-Lee Evans ... Police Receptionist
Mary Pat Gleason ... Doris
Bjorn Johnson ... KKK Member
Larry Joshua ... Sims
Ken Lesco Ken Lesco ... Mugger (as Kenneth R. Lesco)
LL Cool J ... Charles Red Taylor
Christopher Lloyd ... Johnny Benjamin
Robert Loggia ... Lt. Mike Brosloe
Kathe Mazur ... Dale's Girlfriend (as Kathe E. Mazur)
Amanda Plummer ... Paulina Marcos
Carl Reiner ... Norman Friedler
Judge Reinhold ... Buford Lowry / Billy Flan
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Storyline

Just a normal night at the police station for rookie Christine Paley (Lea Thompson). This is a log of about eight different types of arrests which can happen in a normal month. Lieutenant Mike Brosloe (Robert Loggia) leads her through a most unusual first shift. If all shifts were like this, even a veteran could only last a short time. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Im Auge des Sturms See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson appeared in the Back to the Future trilogy. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The 18th Annual CableACE Awards (1996) See more »

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Rookie cop gets a look at several diverse characters who are accused of varying crimes and all have interesting stories.
11 August 1998 | by RockyFanSee all my reviews

An intresting movie to say the least. It is a montage of different stories; some funny, some intriguing, and some poingent. Definitely worth renting if you're looking for something offbeat or are trying to teach some morality /ethics class. By giving unconventional looks at controversial issues, such as euthanasia, drunk driving, and AIDS discrimination, as well as several others, it shows that nothing in the world is black and white, but often somewhere "in the grey area." The film has a very good cast. Only a couple of major stars, but a lot of recognizable faces, who are enjoyable to watch.

On a scale of 1-20, The Right To Remain Silent racks up a 12.


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