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Lawyer courtroom drama / thriller

Im trying to find a film i watched about a Lawyer courtroom drama / thriller all i can remember is the guy claims hes innocent of murder when he isn't hes a spoilt rich kid scumbag his lawyer realises hes guilty (or the lawyer representing victim i can't recall which) anyhoo the guy skips bail and flees the country the lawer somehow tricks him into coming back and has him arrested at an airport hanger that's all i remember except its american with well known stars around 1990/2000 era

and its not lincoln lawyer any help appreciated its bugging me trying to recall
asked Jul 16 in Name That Movie by giddykippa (510 points)
anything else you can remember? there are several lawyer/client cat and mouse movies I found, but none end like this.
to be honest i started watching the lincoln lawyer thinking that was it but although its very similar the ending is different its along the lines of lawyer kind of coerced / tricked into defending this guy who pleads innocent to either rape or murder and as the movie progresses it becomes clear hes guilty and obvious hes going prison and because he's wealthy he flees abroad where upon the lawyer tricks him into coming back in his private jet all i remember is the guy being arrested as he exits his plane front of an aeroplane hangar im pretty sure the movie has a couple of well known stars from around the 1990 era that's as much info as i can recall sorry but i appreciate your help
"because he's wealthy he flees abroad where upon the lawyer tricks him into coming back in his private jet all i remember is the guy being arrested as he exits his plane front of an aeroplane hangar im pretty sure the movie has a couple of well known stars" - That ending is very similar to that of "Runner Runner"(https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2364841/). It has well-known movie stars (Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake), but that movie is from 2013. To me it seems as if you combined the plot of "The Lincoln Lawyer" and the ending of "Runner Runner". Maybe you are mixing up those two movies? If you haven't seen "Runner Runner" yet, then watch it and you will see that the ending is very similar to your description.
i could possibly be mixing up my movies but not with the lincoln lawyer otherwise it wouldn't've struck a chord with me i have a very clear picture in my mind of the airplane and hangar at the end its most definitely a courtroom / lawyer type movie as far Runner Runner ive never seen it unfortunately thanks for your input though appreciate it
you got me thinking re the drug angle and a memory popped in my head of a particular scene that gave me the film it was Shaft 2000 starring samuel jackson as the hero and christian bale as the douche bag i just mixed up lawyer with cop but thanks for the memory jog wouldn't have remembered but for that
Glad that you found it and thanks for following up.
wouldn't have remembered without your help

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it was Shaft 2000 i remembered
answered Jul 17 by giddykippa (510 points)
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