A man is forced to help the DOJ bring down a close friend, who inadvertently sabotaged his career.
Production Year: 1991
August 10, 2014 17:00 (KSA) ~ August 10, 2014 16:00 (CLT)
Peter Burton (John Cusack) and Tim Gerrity (James Spader) met during law school, it started with a fistfight in the car park, and when they discovered they were to be roommates, they became best of friends. Despite both being students of Law, they remain close friends even if they hail from opposite sides of the political spectrum. Gerrity aspired to join the Department of Justice, while Burton hoped to enter politics.
Their seven-year friendship begins to falter after Peter admits to sleeping with Tim's fiancé. Still, Gerrity is capable of forgiving him. But when Burton schemes alongside a mobster to have Tim suspended and succeeds, Gerrity is forced to reveal Peter's seedy criminal connections, effectively ending his political career.
- James Spader
- John Cusack
- Richard Widmark
- Mandy Patinkin
- Paul Guilfoyle
Directed by: Herbert Ross
Rating: Rated R for language and sensuality.