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From the Hip (1987)

PG
111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Apprentice lawyer Robin Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must re-examine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and he must now defend a college professor who is apparently ...See moreApprentice lawyer Robin Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must re-examine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and he must now defend a college professor who is apparently guilty of murder. Written by Scott Minkin See less
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Bob Clark | David E. Kelley (screenplay) (story)
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Feb 6, 1987 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Judd Nelson
Robin 'Stormy' Weathers Robin 'Stormy' Weathers   See fewer
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John Hurt
Douglas Benoit Douglas Benoit   See fewer
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Darren McGavin
Craig Duncan Craig Duncan   See fewer
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David Alan Grier
Steve Hadley Steve Hadley   See fewer
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Nancy Marchand
Roberta Winnaker Roberta Winnaker   See fewer
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Allan Arbus
Phil Ames Phil Ames   See fewer
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Edward Winter
Raymond Torkenson Raymond Torkenson   See fewer
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Richard Zobel
Matt Cowens Matt Cowens   See fewer
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Ray Walston
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Robert Irvin Elliott
Scott Murray Scott Murray   See fewer
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Beatrice Winde
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Art Hindle
Lt. Matt Sosha Lt. Matt Sosha   See fewer
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Priscilla Pointer
Mrs. Martha Williams Mrs. Martha Williams   See fewer
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Royce D. Applegate
Mr. Wilby Mr. Wilby   See fewer
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Robert Inman
TV Reporter TV Reporter   See fewer
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Jack Riel
Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
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Pearl Jones
Foreman Foreman   See fewer
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David Fitzsimmons
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Terry Loughlin
Malcolm Malcolm   See fewer
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Jon Thompson
Rampart Rampart   See fewer
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Lou Criscuolo
McAlbee McAlbee   See fewer
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Ed Grady
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Arthur J. Fasciani
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Robert Dickman
Dr. Charles Peckham Dr. Charles Peckham   See fewer
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George Hall
Harvey Beals Harvey Beals   See fewer
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Harvey Kirck
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Eric Tilley
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Will Knickerbocker
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Young lawyer #3 (uncredited) Young lawyer #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry Keys
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6.2 / 10 | 1,900 votes