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Misconduct (2016)

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When an ambitious young lawyer takes on a big case against a powerful and ruthless executive of a large pharmaceutical company, he soon finds himself involved in a case of blackmail and corruption.

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Shintaro Shimosawa
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Duhamel ... Ben Cahill
Anthony Hopkins ... Arthur Denning
Al Pacino ... Charles Abrams
Alice Eve ... Charlotte Cahill
Malin Akerman ... Emily Hynes
Byung-Hun Lee ... The Accountant (as Byung Hun Lee)
Julia Stiles ... Jane Clemente
Glen Powell ... Doug Fields
Marcus Lyle Brown ... Joe Bilson
Leah McKendrick ... Amy
Chris Marquette ... Giffords (as Christopher Marquette)
Skye P. Marshall ... Hatty
Gregory Alan Williams ... Richard Hill
Jason Gibson Jason Gibson ... Graham
Nathan Moore ... Lawrence (as Nathan J. Moore)
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When an ambitious young lawyer takes on a big case against a powerful and ruthless executive of a large pharmaceutical company, he soon finds himself involved in a case of blackmail and corruption.

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Ambition can be deadly See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, violence and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beyond Deceit See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,049,761
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The first collaboration between Al Pacino and Sir Anthony Hopkins. See more »

Goofs

At about 36 minutes Doug tells Ben "Fruit of the poisonous tree. You taught me that". As lawyers, they would both have learned that basic rule of evidence in law school. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Reporter #1: Tonight, investigators are questioning the credibility of those clinical trials.
Woman #1: I'm very angry. I can't believe doctors could betray so many people.
Man #1: I was part of the initial test group for the drug Vypraxilin. And, I can say without a doubt it was probably the worst decision I've ever made in my life.
Man #2: These people knowingly put out inaccurate information and they were being selective in the facts about the case.
Woman #2: She looked at me and then collapsed. Her mouth filled with blood and...
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Autumn Letters
Written & Performed by Federico Jusid
Courtesy of Metronome MP
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if you are not a hater and don't pick apart the movie, you'll enjoy it
6 February 2016 | by bcheng93See all my reviews

...there are very few perfect movies that have been made, can't understand the venom and the hate coming from the other 4 reviewers...i'm the 5th. personally..i totally enjoyed the movie...because i didn't try to pick it apart, Alice Eve did just fine in the acting department and what a beauty she is too. not Oscar worthy but everything was professionally done...the movie kept me engrossed for its whole duration. personally, for me..i liked that little twist at the end. in my opinion this movie is a solid 6...which means its very watchable( for majority of people...not for the nitpickers). don't believe the naysayers who are ripping the movie, take a chance on it and make up your own opinion. hahaha compare to the movie (Heist) that came out 2015 this would look like an Oscar contender....now that was a bad movie and has a higher rating then this. i turn off that movie 1/2 way through..that was a bad movie..this one is not. again...don't believe the naysayers and do take a chance on this movie if you are a fan of decent thrillers.


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