Rank: 45/100 in Top Movie 1981 – Absence of Malice: Suppose you picked up this morning’s newspaper and your life was a front page headline… and everything they said was accurate… but none of it was true.

Movie Synopsis:
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.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: Absence of Malice
  • Original Language: en
  • Release Date: 1981-11-19
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Drama Movie, Romance Movie, Thriller Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1981
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Mirage Enterprises, Columbia Pictures
  • Production Countries: United States of America
  • Budget: $12,000,000.00
  • Revenue: $40,716,963.00
  • Running Time: 116 minutes
  • Director: Sydney Pollack
  • Actors: Sally Field, Paul Newman, Bob Balaban, Don Hood, Josef Sommer
  • YB100 views Counts: 49
  • YB100 Likes: 5
  • Popularity: 9.219
  • Vote Count: 97
  • Vote Average: 6.9

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