High Crimes (2002)

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High Crimes (2002)
  • Time: 115 min
  • Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery
  • Director: Carl Franklin
  • Cast: Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, James Caviezel

Storyline:

High powered lawyer Claire Kubik finds her world turned upside down when her husband, who she thought was Tom Kubik, is arrested and is revealed to be Ron Chapman. Chapman is on trial for a murder of Latin American villagers while he was in the Marines. Claire soon learns that to navigate the military justice system, she’ll need help from the somewhat unconventional Charlie Grimes.

One review

  • Well I thought this movie was pretty good. I didn’t see the hidden plot until it was revealed sneakily at the end. I was totally convinced of the overlying plot. This was a typical Ashley Judd movie. It was suspenseful, dramatic and in the begininning very romantic. James Caviezel was excellent in this film. He proved himself as an real actor to me. I have found that his work in other movies (Frequency and Angel Eyes) was not as significant(dramatic) even though he was the leading man. I actually believed he was the loving husband he was portraying. The plot line gave a confusing twist to the story, because the hidden plot was portrayed by other actors as being a setup. So even though I liked the movie in the end I started to think about it and I was confused about how the movie ended and why it ended the way it did. I heard that the end credits then shed light on the “inconsistencies.”

    Well I did learn a couple of things from this film. It did reveal some truths about the Government and Military and how they operate. It kind of makes you wonder….. !

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