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The Defenders: Choice of Evils (1998)

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TV Movie | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Series of new films on Showtime based on the old television series finds the lawyers having to defend a journalist charged in a wrongful death. However, because of a bureaucratic screw-up, he is accidentally freed from prison which sets ...See moreSeries of new films on Showtime based on the old television series finds the lawyers having to defend a journalist charged in a wrongful death. However, because of a bureaucratic screw-up, he is accidentally freed from prison which sets him on the run and into an incident in which a policeman is killed during an attempt to re-capture him. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Larry Cohen (story) (teleplay) | Andy Wolk (teleplay) | Peter Wolk (teleplay)
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Jan 18, 1998 (United States)

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Beau Bridges
Don Preston Don Preston   See fewer
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E.G. Marshall
Lawrence Preston Lawrence Preston   See fewer
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Martha Plimpton
Mary Jane Preston Mary Jane Preston   See fewer
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Jon Polito
D.A. Al Orsini D.A. Al Orsini   See fewer
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LisaGay Hamilton
Jeanne Baptiste Jeanne Baptiste   See fewer
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Melanie Nicholls-King
Sarah Casey Sarah Casey   See fewer
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James McDaniel
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Mimi Kuzyk
Camille Preston Camille Preston   See fewer
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Christopher Redman
Steven Preston (as Christopher Redmond) Steven Preston (as Christopher Redmond)   See fewer
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Chloe Brown
Kelly Preston Kelly Preston   See fewer
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Oliver Becker
Brian Clarke Brian Clarke   See fewer
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Robert Thomas
William McAstin William McAstin   See fewer
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Marium Carvell
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Nicholas Pasco
Frank Rollins Frank Rollins   See fewer
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Nancy Palk
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Michael Copeman
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Michelle Moffat
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Louis Baptiste Louis Baptiste   See fewer
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A.C. Peterson
Vinnie Keefe (as Alan C. Peterson) Vinnie Keefe (as Alan C. Peterson)   See fewer
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Scott Wickware
Sergeant Dave Wilson Sergeant Dave Wilson   See fewer
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Ross Petty
Doctor Nagel Doctor Nagel   See fewer
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Cameron Mathison
Mike Murphy Mike Murphy   See fewer
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David Collins
Carlos Carlos   See fewer
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Patricia Welbourne
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Junior Williams
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Philip Williams
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Paul James Saunders
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Ardon Bess
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Derek Keurvorst
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5.5 / 10 | 73 votes