The Devil's Advocate

The Devil's Advocate

Keanu Reeves
Director: Taylor Hackford Cast: Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves
, Al Pacino
Al Pacino
, Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
Taylor Hackford

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Supernatural forces hover over the courtroom in this devilish drama adapted from the novel by Andrew Neiderman. Attorney Kevin Lomax (Keanu Reeves) doesn't heed the Bible-based warnings of his mother (Judith Ivey), who views New York City as "the dwelling place of demons." Instead, he leaves Gainesville, Florida, with his wife Mary Ann (Charlize Theron) to put his legalistic skills to the test at a leading Manhattan law firm run by John Milton (Al Pacino). It all goes smoothly -- with Milton urging them to stay, putting Kevin on a $400-per-hour salary, and moving the couple into a luxurious apartment in his own building on Fifth Avenue -- where Mary Ann falls under the influence of neighbor Jackie (Tamara Tunie). After Kevin defends a weird animal sacrificer (Delroy Lindo, uncredited), he moves up to an important case with an apparent murderer, real-estate tycoon Alexander Cullen (Craig T. Nelson). Ignored by Kevin, the troubled Mary Ann has some disturbing experiences, verging on the occult, while Kevin, at work, becomes attracted to redhead Christabella (Connie Neilsen). Dazzled by his entrance into paradise, Kevin doesn't grasp who handed him this Big-Apple success. Could it be...Satan? The film features demonic creatures by Rick Baker. Cameos (Senator Alfonse D'Amato, Don King, others) add to the ambiance of ambition and power in the canyons of Manhattan.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/30/2009
UPC: 0883929075676
Original Release: 1997
Rating: R
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 2:24:00
Sales rank: 4,403

Special Features

Closed Caption; Feature length commentary by director Taylor Hackford; Over 30 minutes of deleted scenes; Production notes; 5 Theatrical trailers; 2 TV spots

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Keanu Reeves Kevin Lomax
Al Pacino John Milton
Charlize Theron Mary Ann Lomax
Jeffrey Jones Eddie Barzoon
Judith Ivey Mrs. Lomax
Monica Keena Alessandra Cullen
Connie Nielsen Christabella
Craig T. Nelson Alexander Cullen
Tamara Tunie Jackie Heath
Ruben Santiago-Hudson Leamon Heath
Debra Monk pam Garrety
Vyto Ruginis Weaver
Laura Harrington Melissa Black
Pamela Gray Diana Barzoon
Heather Matarazzo Barbara
Delroy Lindo Santeria Practitioner
Gloria Lynne Henry Tiffany

Technical Credits
Taylor Hackford Director,Executive Producer
Andrzej Bartkowiak Cinematographer
Barry Bernardi Executive Producer
Dennis Bradford Art Director
Stephen Brown Co-producer
Mary Colquhoun Casting
Tony Gilroy Screenwriter
Burtt Harris Asst. Director
Roberta J. Holinko Set Decoration/Design
James Newton Howard Score Composer
Nancy Klopper Casting
Anne Kopelson Producer
Arnold Kopelson Producer
Jonathan Lemkin Screenwriter
Tod A. Maitland Sound/Sound Designer
Judianna Makovsky Costumes/Costume Designer
Arnon Milchan Producer
Stephanie Powell Special Effects Supervisor
Thomas A. Reilly Asst. Director
Bruno Rubeo Production Designer
Erwin Stoff Executive Producer
Michael Tadross Executive Producer
Mark Warner Editor
Steve White Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Devil's Advocate
1. Under the Table [3:22]
2. Nobody Wins All [1:32]
3. Game-Playing [4:09]
4. Unrefusable Offer [2:58]
5. Babylon-Bound [2:52]
6. Jury Selection [3:14]
7. Too Good [2:38]
8. Roof Negotiation [5:27]
9. An Impression [3:48]
10. Help From Moyez [3:36]
11. Choices [2:25]
12. Tongue-Tied [2:20]
13. Underestimation [3:03]
14. Marry Ann Makeover [5:22]
15. View From Free [2:18]
16. A New Assignment [4:05]
17. Client's Jitters [3:01]
18. Sights Don't Fit [2:11]
19. Love Triangle [5:04]
20. Kevin's Job [2:28]
21. Way to Temptation [4:16]
22. Housekeeping [2:29]
23. What Wife's Up To [1:36]
24. Out on the Town [2:45]
25. Mary Ann Nightmare [2:01]
26. Nonspecific Failure [2:56]
27. What Comes First [3:45]
28. Spontaneous Hatred [2:49]
29. God's Creature [4:45]
30. Whiff of Pressure [5:16]
31. He Did This to Me [4:21]
32. A Familiar Face [2:26]
33. Bubbling Truth [2:47]
34. Amidst Wolves [4:52]
35. Always Been There [2:18]
36. Waiting for You [1:18]
37. So Many Names [4:48]
38. Our Time Now [4:07]
39. Freedom on Table [4:03]
40. Exercise Free Will [2:23]
41. Flame-Broiled [1:16]
42. The Right Thing [2:56]
43. My Favorite Sin [7:22]

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