Robert Downey Jr. is a hot-shot, big-city lawyer Hank Palmer, who suddenly finds out that his estranged father and honorable Judge (Robert Duvall) is being charged with murder in the town where he presides. Now Palmer must investigate the small town he grew up in and try to bond with old friends and colleagues in order to find the truth that can prove his father’s innocence.
“The Judge” is directed by comedy vet, David Dobkin (Wedding Crashers, Fred Claus, The Change-Up). With Vera Farmiga, Melissa Leo, Billy Bob Thornton, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, and Balthazar Getty. In theaters on October 10th. Trailer after the cut.