The Judge

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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. read more
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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). 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. 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).

Original Release

10/09/2014

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Cast

Robert Duvall Joseph Palmer
Vera Farmiga Samantha Powell
Vincent D'Onofrio Glen Palmer
Billy Bob Thornton Dwight Dickham
Leighton Meester Carla Powell
Jeremy Strong Dale Palmer
Sarah Lancaster Lisa Palmer
David Krumholtz Mike Kattan
Emma Tremblay Lauren Palmer
Ken Howard Judge Warren
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Directors

David Dobkin

Writers

David Dobkin, Nick Schenk, Bill Dubuque

Cast

Robert Duvall Joseph Palmer
Vera Farmiga Samantha Powell
Vincent D'Onofrio Glen Palmer
Billy Bob Thornton Dwight Dickham
Leighton Meester Carla Powell
Jeremy Strong Dale Palmer
Sarah Lancaster Lisa Palmer
David Krumholtz Mike Kattan
Emma Tremblay Lauren Palmer
Ken Howard Judge Warren
Balthazar Getty Deputy Hanson
Grace Zabriskie Mrs. Blackwell
Dax Shepard C.P. Kennedy
Denis O'Hare Doc Morris
Ian Nelson Eric Palmer
Eric West
Danny Belford Glen Palmer
Fred Berman Kenner-Graham Lawyer
Todd Blood Court Room Extra
David Boston Member of Funeral at Grave Side

Producers

Bruce Berman Executive Producer
Robert Downey Jr. Executive Producer
Herbert W. Gains Executive Producer
Jeff Kleeman Executive Producer
David Dobkin Executive Producer
Susan Downey Executive Producer
David Gambino Executive Producer
Susan Downey Producer
David Gambino Producer
David Dobkin Producer
Greg Garthe Producer
Jeffrey Harlacker Producer
Bruce Berman Producer
Robert Downey Jr. Producer
Herbert W. Gains Producer
Jeff Kleeman Producer

Editors

Mark Livolsi

2015 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
2015 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
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