“The Lincoln Lawyer” now streaming on Netflix. Film description courtesy of Movieclips: Matthew McConaughey stars in this legal thriller as a low-rent defense attorney named Mickey Haller. Most of the time, Mickey barely keeps his head above water, representing low-life clients and working out of the back of his car. He thinks he’s landed the case of a lifetime when he’s hired to defend a rich playboy (Ryan Phillippe) who stands accused of rape and attempted murder, and eagerly accepts his new client and the massive payoff that’s sure to come with him. But Mickey soon discovers that he’s become ensnared in a twisted plot where no fee in the world is high enough to pay for the deadly workload, and his only hope of survival may just lay in his own skills as a long-practiced double-crosser. CREDITS: TM & © Lionsgate (2011) Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Laurence Mason, Trace Adkins Director: Brad Furman Producers: Ted Gidlow, David Kern, Sidney Kimmel, Gary Lucchesi, Eric Reid, Tom Rosenberg, Scott Steindorff, Bruce Toll, Richard S. Wright Screenwriters: John Romano, Michael Connelly.
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