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Legal Eagles Movie

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Summary

An 80s movie of drama and comedy from the makers of Ghostbusters. A DA deals with a heart to resist a client with pile high felonies.

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Plot

Robert Redford is riveting in his role as DA Tom Logan in the movie “Legal Eagles.” Logan finds himself falling for defense attorney, Laura Kelly (played by Debra Winger), and together they defend Chelsea Deardon (played by Darryl Hannah) who has several crime cases against her.

Together, they help Deardon in getting an innocent plea in “Legal Eagles.” But, helping her could also land them in trouble.

Cast

Tom Logan - Robert Redford
Laura J. Kelly - Debra Winger
Chelsea Deardon - Daryl Hannah
Cavanaugh - Brian Dennehy
Victor Taft - Terence Stamp
Bower - Steven Hill
Blanchard - David Clennon
Forrester - John McMartin
Jennifer Logan - Jennifer Dundas
Carol Freeman - Christine Baranski
Barbara - Sara Botsford
Marchek - David Hart
Sebastian Dearden - James Hurdle
Hit Man - Gary Howard Klar

Trivia

The original script of the film Legal Eagles was supposed to include two men in the leading roles and the parts were going to be played by actors Bill Murray and Dustin Hoffman. But it was changed.

The movie Legal Eagles picked up an ASCAP Film and Television Music Award for the song “Love Touch” performed by Rod Stewart.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Legal Eagles was released to theatres on 06/18/1986 by Universal, and grossed $49,851,591 at the box office in the US.


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