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      The Spanish Prisoner

      1998, Crime/Drama, 1h 52m

      63 Reviews 5,000+ Ratings

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      The Spanish Prisoner delivers just what fans of writer-director David Mamet expect: a smart, solidly constructed drama that keeps viewers guessing... and entertained along the way. Read critic reviews

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      Movie Info

      Everything changes for rising corporate star Joe Ross (Campbell Scott) when he meets the wealthy and mysterious Jimmy Dell (Steve Martin) at a tropical resort. Dell offers to help Ross protect his new business process invention, but in short order Ross finds himself falsely accused of murder. Working with the FBI and his assistant, Susan Ricci (Rebecca Pidgeon), Ross sets out to prove his innocence and disentangle himself from the diabolical entrapment.

      • Rating: PG

      • Genre: Crime, Drama

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: David Mamet

      • Producer: Jean Doumanian

      • Writer: David Mamet

      • Release Date (Streaming):

      • Box Office (Gross USA): $9.6K

      • Runtime:

      • Production Co: Magnolia Films, Sweetland Films, Jasmine Productions Inc., Jean Doumanian Productions

      • Sound Mix: Surround, Dolby Digital

      • Aspect Ratio: 35mm

      Cast & Crew

      Campbell Scott
      Steve Martin
      Ricky Jay
      Ed O'Neill
      Letty Aronson
      J.E. Beaucaire
      Sarah Green
      Frank Adams
      Carter Burwell
      William M. Hough
      Joseph E. Howard
      Harold Orlob
      Gabriel Beristain

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