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Absence of Malice (1981)

PG
116 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of a union head, the man's life begins to unravel.
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$ 12,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 97,667
Gross (USA)
$ 40,716,963
Gross (World)
$ 40,716,963
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Dec 18, 1981 (United States)

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Paul Newman
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6.9 / 10 | 10,524 votes