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First Monday in October (1981)

R
98 min | Comedy, Drama

For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
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Jerome Lawrence (play) (screenplay) | Robert E. Lee (play) (screenplay)
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$12,480,249
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$12,480,249
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Aug 21, 1981 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Walter Matthau
Dan Snow Dan Snow   See fewer
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Jill Clayburgh
Ruth Loomis Ruth Loomis   See fewer
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Barnard Hughes
Chief Justice James Jefferson Crawford Chief Justice James Jefferson Crawford   See fewer
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Jan Sterling
Christine Snow Christine Snow   See fewer
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James Stephens
Mason Woods Mason Woods   See fewer
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Joshua Bryant
Bill Russell Bill Russell   See fewer
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Wiley Harker
Justice Harold Webb Justice Harold Webb   See fewer
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F.J. O'Neil
Justice Waldo Thompson Justice Waldo Thompson   See fewer
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Charles Lampkin
Justice Josiah Clewes Justice Josiah Clewes   See fewer
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Lew Palter
Justice Benjamin Halperin Justice Benjamin Halperin   See fewer
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Richard McMurray
Justice Richard Carey Justice Richard Carey   See fewer
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Herb Vigran
Justice Ambrose Quincy Justice Ambrose Quincy   See fewer
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Edmund Stoiber
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Noble Willingham
Nebraska Attorney Nebraska Attorney   See fewer
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Richard McKenzie
Hostile Senator Hostile Senator   See fewer
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Ann Doran
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Olive Dunbar
Ms. Radabaugh Ms. Radabaugh   See fewer
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Hugh Gillin
Southern Senator Southern Senator   See fewer
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James Brodhead
Court Marshall (as James E. Brodhead) Court Marshall (as James E. Brodhead)   See fewer
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Arthur Adams
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Nick Angotti
Plaintiff's Attorney Plaintiff's Attorney   See fewer
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Jeanne Joe
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Christopher Tenney
Robinson Robinson   See fewer
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Richard Balin
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Martin Agronsky
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Ray Colbert
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Bob Sherman
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Carol Coggin
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Sig Frohlich
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Ken DuMain
Guard (as Kenneth Du Main) Guard (as Kenneth Du Main)   See fewer
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Stanley Lawrence
Court Guard Court Guard   See fewer
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Dick Winslow
Court Barber Court Barber   See fewer
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Joe Michael Terry
Law Clerk #1 (as Joe Terry) Law Clerk #1 (as Joe Terry)   See fewer
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Sandy Chapin
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Dudley Knight
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Edwin M. Adams
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Ronnie Thomas
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Mary Munday
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Bebe Drake
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Richard DeAngelis
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Jim Vanko
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William G. Clark
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Wendy E. Taylor
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Dale E. House
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Tony D. Head
Law Clerk #3 (uncredited) Law Clerk #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald Neame
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Lois Larue (uncredited) Lois Larue (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 1,266 votes