The Devil's Advocate 1997

Hotshot attorney Kevin Lomax's 64-0 case record has brought him a tempting offer from an elite New York firm. But the job Lomax accepts isn't what it seems. The Devil is in the details. In this gleeful, modern gothic fable, Keanu Reeves plays eager Lomax and …
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Hotshot attorney Kevin Lomax's 64-0 case record has brought him a tempting offer from an elite New York firm. But the job Lomax accepts isn't what it seems. The Devil is in the details. In this gleeful, modern gothic fable, Keanu Reeves plays eager Lomax and Al Pacino is the charismatic firm founder who knows there are cases to be won...and souls to be lost. From Lomax's court triumphs and skyrocket rise to its double-twist ending, "The Devil's Advocate" is red-hot entertainment. Lomax's life, wife (Charlize Theron) and soul are on the line. He's landed a job that's Heaven on Earth...which can lead him straight to Hell.

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  • A really interesting thriller that doesn't try to hide its key twist, but still manages to surprise you when the bad guy reveals himself. It's perhaps a little too long, but all the same, a compelling movie. Some chilling moments that the Horror genre could learn from. Unlike some of the other reviewers here, I loved the ending. The movie builds to a chilling climax, then leaves you with a completely different type of chill to walk away with.

  • Enjoyable enough but the ending is a copout. Perhaps it is just a little too dated. Reeves' acting looks even more wooden than normal next to Pacino doing a super-hammy take on the devil. Theron is fantastic - acts the men off the screen.

  • Great movie, very great take on the devil type of movie.

  • Really good movie love it

  • Good v Evil, and as such I wish it had ended five minutes earlier. Well thought out and well presented.

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