Primal Fear

Oleaginous, headline-hogging attorney Martin Vail (Richard Gere, in the part he was born to play) takes on the defense of young Aaron (Edward Norton), a sweet-tempered rube who stands accused of butchering a prominent Chicago cleric. To Vail, the fact that most of Chicago has seen news footage of Aaron fleeing the police, drenched in the victim's blood,...read more

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02:29 — The whole world's a con game for a hotshot attorney whose winning touch is more machiavellian than magic. But when he takes the defense of a naive you (more…)
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02:20 — Martin Vail (Gere) is a famous defense attorney in Chicago who jumps at the chance to represent Aaron Stampler (Norton), a young altar boy accused of (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Oleaginous, headline-hogging attorney Martin Vail (Richard Gere, in the part he was born to play) takes on the defense of young Aaron (Edward Norton), a sweet-tempered rube who stands accused of butchering a prominent Chicago cleric. To Vail, the fact that… (more)

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