The Lincoln Lawyer Movie

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Who's Involved:

John Leguizamo, Bryan Cranston, William H. Macy, Matthew McConaughey, Michael Peña, Ryan Phillippe, Marisa Tomei, Trace Adkins, Brad Furman, Tom Rosenberg, Katherine Moennig, Bob Gunton, Gary Lucchesi, Scott Steindorff, Erin Carufel, John Romano

Release Date:

Friday, March 18, 2011 (Nationwide)

some violence, sexual content and language

Runtime: 1 hr, 59 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Mickey Haller (Matthew McConaughey) is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Continental sedan. Haller has spent most of his career defending garden-variety criminals, until he lands the case of a lifetime: defending a Beverly Hills playboy accused of murder. But the seemingly straightforward case suddenly develops into a deadly game of survival for Haller.


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Who stars in The Lincoln Lawyer: Cast List

... Mickey Haller

"Sing 2" , "The Gentlemen"  

... Maggie McPherson

"Spider-Man: No Way Home" , "Crazy, Stupid, Love"  

... Louis Roulet

"Lady of the Manor" , "The 2nd"  

... Frank Levin

"Bee Movie" , "Wild Hogs 2: Bachelor Ride"  

"Battle: Los Angeles" , "Fantasy Island"  

"Apache Junction" , "Old Henry"  

"Love the Hard Way" , "Everybody's Fine"  

... Cecil Dobbs

"Dead Silence" , "Dallas 362"  

... Val Valenzuela

"Super Mario Bros." , "The Groomsmen"  

... Detective Lankford

"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" , "Kung Fu Panda 3"  

... Leslie Faire

"Gone" , "Untraceable"  

Who's making The Lincoln Lawyer: Crew List

A look at the The Lincoln Lawyer behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Brad Furman last directed City of Lies and The Infiltrator. The film's writer John Romano last wrote American Pastoral and Nights in Rodanthe.


Brad Furman


John Romano


Gary Lucchesi
Tom Rosenberg
Scott Steindorff

Watch: The Lincoln Lawyer Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about The Lincoln Lawyer?

Key Facts

  1. Based on Michael Connelly's crime novel.

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2011: The film was in Completed status.
  2. November 2010: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. August 2010: The film was in Production status.
  4. March 2010: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. March 2009: The film was in Development status.

The Lincoln Lawyer Release Date: When was the film released?

The Lincoln Lawyer was released in 2011 on Friday, March 18, 2011 (in 2,707 theaters . There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including Limitless, Paul and Cracks.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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