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Grand Jury (1976)

| Crime, Drama
A man and his wife who are witnesses to a crime find themselves ensnared in a legal system that appears to be treating them as worse criminals than the ones they are supposed to testify against.

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Christopher Cain
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leslie Nielsen ... John Williams
Bruce Davison ... Bobby Allen
Barry Sullivan ... Don Bentine
Sharon Thomas Cain Sharon Thomas Cain ... Jenny Allen (as Sharon Thomas)
Meredith MacRae ... Nancy Williams
Jerry Rogers Jerry Rogers ... Bodyguard
H.M. Wynant ... Mr. Potter
Larry Barton Larry Barton ... Parking Lot Owner
Larry Ellis Larry Ellis ... Panal Attorney
Eric Server Eric Server ... Policeman #1
Alice Reinheart Alice Reinheart ... Jury Foreman
Michael Byron ... Young Agent
Judd Laurance Judd Laurance ... Assistant District Attorney (as Judd Lawrence)
Michael Rougas Michael Rougas ... Jimmy
Whitney Rydbeck Whitney Rydbeck ... DMV Clerk
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A man and his wife who are witnesses to a crime find themselves ensnared in a legal system that appears to be treating them as worse criminals than the ones they are supposed to testify against.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Typical 1970's movie plot, but good performances.
2 February 2004 | by CaroleCuzSee all my reviews

I saw this movie on TV run as a late, late show in the mid-1980's. That being said, here's what I recall of the plot. A man and his wife witness a crime for which they are repeatedly subpoenaed and harrassed by the the legal system. My favorite line is when Bruce Davison's character is trying to calm his wife who is very agitated by the court system and fearful of the criminals who appear to have the upper hand. As they wait once again outside the courtroom, she near to hysterics, he teases her out of her mood and says playfully, "Wanna see my subpoena?" It made me laugh, and her, too. Just enough comic relief to contrast the surprising and fatal ending! The show carried enough suspense and aggravation to be effective, if not very uplifting.


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