Voto IMDb: 7,4/10 (126049 voti)
Regista: David Dobkin
Cast: Robert Downey Jr. (come Hank Palmer), Robert Duvall (come Joseph Palmer), Vera Farmiga (come Samantha Powell), Billy Bob Thornton (come Dwight Dickham), Vincent D'Onofrio (come Glen Palmer)
Paese: USA Studio: Warner Bros.
Durata: 141 minuti
Genere(i): Crimine, Drammatico
Trama: Hank Palmer is a successful defense attorney in Chicago, who is getting a divorce. When His brother calls with the news that their mother has died, Hank returns to his childhood home to attend the funeral. Despite the brittle bond between Hank and the Judge, Hank must come to his father's aid and defend him in court. Here, Hank discovers the truth behind the case, which binds together the dysfunctional family and reveals the struggles and secrecy of the family.