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26 Ratings

True Believer

Directed by Joseph Ruben
United States, 1989
Drama, Crime


Burnt-out civil rights lawyer James Woods’s career has devolved into defense for known drug dealers. But he gets a shot at redemption when a starry-eyed legal assistant goads him into taking the case of an innocent man who’s spent 8 years in jail.

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True Believer Directed by Joseph Ruben

Awards & Festivals

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1990 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture

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