Trial and Error Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jeff Daniels, Michael Richards, Charlize Theron, Rip Torn

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Charles Tuttle (Jeff Daniels) is a lawyer who gets drunk the night before a big trial; his friend, Richard (Michael Richards) must step in for him court, though he knows nothing about becoming a lawyer. Because Richard is now posing as the defense attorney, Charles must teach him everything he knows, particularly because the defendant (Rip Torn) is quite obviously guilty of the crime. Meanwhile, just as things are getting to be hopeless and absurd in court, Charles falls in love with a local girl, Billy (Charlize Theron).   
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   imposter story How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   lawyer creature Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets

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