Absence of Malice (1981)

Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his supposed crime was committed but it involves an innocent party. When she tells Carter the truth and the newspaper runs it, tragedy follows, forcing Carter to face up to the responsibilities of her job when she is confronted by Gallagher.

Directing:
  • Sydney Pollack

Writing:
  • Kurt Luedtke

Stars:
Release Date: 1981-11-19
themoviedb icon 6.9/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 116
  • Budget: $12,000,000
  • Revenue: $40,716,963
Bob Balaban
Bob Balaban
Elliott Rosen
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
Michael Colin Gallagher
Sally Field
Sally Field
Megan Carter
Melinda Dillon
Melinda Dillo...
Teresa Perrone
Josef Sommer
Josef Sommer
McAdam
Luther Adler
Luther Adler
Santos Malderone
Barry Primus
Barry Primus
Robert Waddell
John Harkins
John Harkins
Davidek
Don Hood
Don Hood
James A. Quinn
Wilford Brimley
Wilford Briml...
James J. Wells
Barbara Keegan
Barbara Keega...
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