The Devil's Advocate

The Devil's Advocate

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Average of 1750 ratings: 3.5 Stars

1997 M Contains violence,offensive language and sex scenes.

The newest attorney at the world's most powerful law firm has never lost a case. But he's about to lose his soul.

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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Duration
138 minutes
Studio
Warner Bros

DVD details

Screen Format
2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
Zone
4
Subtitles
English, French, Italian, Dutch, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, English for the Hearing Impaired, Italian for the Hearing Impaired, English Audio Commentary, French Audio Commentary, Italian Audio Commentary, Spanish Audio Commentary
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Italian Dolby Digital 5.1, English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded

10 Member Reviews Write a review

5 by vendetta

The devil really does have his paws on everything that goes on in the world including a law firm! Money is no issue as Reeves is drawn in for the ultimate sacrifice. 5 stars.

5 by corobrain

I had already seen this movie when I hired it. However, my familiarity with the film did not hinder the goosebumps i experienced while watching the end scene- unbelievable.

Any Al Pacino fan... Read more

4 by Rob-T

An entertaining and riveting movie with an interesting plot that was well acted and maintained my interest throughout the entire film.

4 by Barry3

Good vs evil - the age old dilemma facing all peoples. Is there a personification of evil called the devil, Satan, Beelzebub or what have you? Al Pacino gives a chilling performance in this movie. (Did... Read more

4 by Sophia-Colin

Definitely one of Pacino's best. This film will become a classic for the power of it's final scenes.

4 by TINY699

Not a movie my wife would enjoy. She scares easily. BUT what GREAT ACTING!!!! Some of the best. Recommended.

3 by Cockatoo

Crazy Johnny Depp movie, a little predictable, a little overacted by Pacino, a little too much of the interference by the devil, but enjoyable non the less.

3 by Tubbs

Too long and Reeves a bit out of his depth - but who wouldn't be with Pacino playing Pacino. Jeffrey Jones holds his own though and Charlize shows her ability to significantly change character. Best... Read more

3 by Diana22

Well acted with a promising start, hinting of a movie of great interest. But there were places where it became a bit hysterical and the end was too long and drawn out. Anyway I dislike this kind of theme - just too far-fetched!

3 by QueenBee

Keanau's acting is just as bad in this movies as all his others. However, the rest of the cast were great as was the script, so all in all, a pretty good movie. Some great eye candy too!