The Gingerbread Man (1998)

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The Gingerbread Man (1998)

114 min - Thriller, Drama - 23 January 1998

Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift home, a decision that turns into a one night stand. Rick soon learns that her nut-case father, Dixon, seems to have begun threatening her again. Rick puts the force of his law firm behind Mallory, who he barely knows, has Dixon picked up by the police, and subpoenas the girl's belligerent ex-husband, Pete, to testify against the old man. Dixon is put away in an asylum. However, he soon escapes, putting the lives of everyone who conspired against him in jeopardy.

Director:  Robert Altman
Producer:  Jeremy Tannenbaum.
Director of Photography:  Gu Changwei
Original Music Composer:  Mark Isham
Writers:  John Grisham.

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Storyline

Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift home, a decision that turns into a one night stand. Rick soon learns that her nut-case father, Dixon, seems to have begun threatening her again. Rick puts the force of his law firm behind Mallory, who he barely knows, has Dixon picked up by the police, and subpoenas the girl's belligerent ex-husband, Pete, to testify against the old man. Dixon is put away in an asylum. However, he soon escapes, putting the lives of everyone who conspired against him in jeopardy.


Collections: Robert Altman

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Details

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Language:  English
Release Date:  23 January 1998

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Island Pictures, Enchanter Entertainment

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 54 min

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