The Judge

The Judge (2014)

Opened: 10/10/2014 Wide

Harkins10/10/2014 - 11/20/201442 days
Showcase Lowell10/10/2014 - 11/13/201435 days
AMC Deer Valley10/10/2014 - 11/13/201435 days
Embassy Cinema10/10/2014 - 11/06/201428 days
Methuen 2010/10/2014 - 11/06/201428 days
Apple Cinemas10/10/2014 - 11/06/201428 days
Claremont 510/10/2014 - 10/30/201421 days
NoHo 710/10/2014 - 10/30/201421 days
The Landmark10/10/2014 - 10/30/201421 days
Arclight/LA10/10/2014 - 10/23/201414 days
Bow Tie Chelsea10/10/2014 - 10/23/201414 days
Regent Theatre11/07/2014 - 11/13/20147 days

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Genre: Drama

Rated: R for language including some sexual references.

Defend Your Honor.


In THE JUDGE, Downey stars as big city lawyer Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge (Duvall), is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.

About the Cast

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures comes THE JUDGE, which pairs two-time Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr. ("Chaplin," "Tropic Thunder") and Oscar winner Robert Duvall ("Tender Mercies," "Crazy Heart"), starring together for the first time on the big screen. The film also stars Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga ("Up in the Air," "The Conjuring") and Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton ("Sling Blade," "Friday Night Lights"), and is directed by David Dobkin ("Wedding Crashers").

The film also features a stellar supporting cast, including Vincent D'Onofrio (TV's "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"), Jeremy Strong ("Zero Dark Thirty," "Lincoln"), Dax Shepard (TV's "Parenthood"), Leighton Meester (TV's "Gossip Girl"), Ken Howard ("J. Edgar," "Michael Clayton"), Emma Tremblay ("Elysium"), Balthazar Getty (TV's "Brothers & Sisters"), David Krumholtz ("This Is the End"), Sarah Lancaster (TV's "Chuck"), Grace Zabriskie (TV's "Big Love") and Denis O'Hare (TV's "True Blood").

About the Crew

THE JUDGE is being produced by Susan Downey (the "Sherlock Holmes" films), David Dobkin, and David Gambino ("The Brave One"), with Herbert W. Gains, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Kleeman and Bruce Berman serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Nick Schenk ("Gran Torino") and Bill Dubuque, story by Dobkin & Schenk.

Dobkin's behind the scenes creative team includes Oscar-winning director of photography Janusz Kaminski ("Saving Private Ryan," "Lincoln"), production designer Mark Ricker ("The Way Way Back," "The Help"), editor Mark Livolsi ("The Blind Side") and costume designer Marlene Stewart ("Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters," "Tropic Thunder"). The music is by 12-time Oscar nominee Thomas Newman ("Saving Mr. Banks").