Trial & Error (1993) - Rotten Tomatoes

Trial & Error (1993)





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Tim Matheson plays a zealous prosecutor named Peter Hudson in the made-for-cable thriller Trial and Error. After sending a petty criminal to death row, Hudson pursues a political career, eventually becoming attorney general. Just before he is to be nominated for Lieutenant Governor, the criminal is about to be executed, and due to his wife's beliefs Hudson starts to suspect that the man was innocent. Hudson doesn't want to pursue his suspicions, since his political career is at stake. However, he is forced into action when the real killer begins stalking his wife.


Tim Matheson
as Peter Hudson
Helen Shaver
as Katherine
Page Fletcher
as Ken Norwich
David Gardner
as Judge Harrison
Dolores Etienne
as Mrs. Barnes
Gene Mack
as Darryl Foster
Pam Hyatt
as Judge Lougheed
Maurice Dean Wint
as Mike Everett
Matt Cooke
as Barnes
Richard Bauer
as Reporter #1
Mike McKeever
as Governor Guard
Frank Crudele
as Joe Zabicki
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All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

Some suspense turns up in the final 30 minutes, but Trial and Error leans to the preposterous for effect; some will buy into the tired concept.

February 5, 2018 | Full Review…
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