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The Thin Blue Lie (2000)





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In this made-for-cable drama, Rob Morrow plays Jonathan Newman, a journalist who is covering a high-profile homicide. Newman discovers that inappropriate action by the police was a key factor in the crime, and he soon finds that his life is in danger as he tries to ferret out the truth. Produced for the Showtime premium cable network, The Thin Blue Lie also stars Randy Quaid, Paul Sorvino, Cynthia Preston, and Al Waxman.


Rob Morrow
as Jonathan Neumann
Randy Quaid
as Phil Chadway
Cynthia Preston
as Kate Johnson
Paul Sorvino
as Mayor Frank Rizzo
Al Waxman
as Art Zuggler
Beau Starr
as Det. Marshall
Barry Wiggins
as Det. King
Louis Di Bianco
as Deep Nightstick
Melissa Di Marco
as Sandra Durano
Bruce McFee
as Det. Harris
Joe Pingue
as Det. Regossi
Michael Copeman
as Jack Reynolds
Philip Granger
as John Reilly
Hayley Tyson
as Sharon Chadway
Patrick Patterson
as Chief Inspector Golden
Christian Potenza
as Danny O'Brien
Ryan Black
as Alberto
Mark Taylor
as Young Black Man
Bill Lynn
as Common Pleas Judge
Jason Jones
as Prosecutor
Alan Park
as Young Public Defender
Kathy Imrie
as Mrs. Gibbs
Charles Officer
as Suspect 1
John Jarvis
as Desk Clerk
Scott Walker
as Fire Chief
Keith Kemps
as Ambulance Attendant
Ray Doucette
as Bartender
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Critic Reviews for The Thin Blue Lie

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

The Thin Blue Lie, slick and scary, redresses a dangerous imbalance.

February 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Director Roger Young keeps the suspense level low despite an intelligent screenplay by Daniel Helfgott.

June 23, 2003 | Rating: 57/100

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