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The Judge Details


Robert Downey Jr. plays an urban lawyer who heads back to his rural home when his father, a judge, is implicated as a murder suspect in this comedy-drama from Warner Bros. Vera Farmiga, Robert Duvall, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Billy Bob Thornton head up the rest of the starring cast. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

  • Release date:October 10, 2014


Awarded by
Screen Actors Guild Robert Duvall Best Supporting Actor 2014 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Robert Duvall Best Supporting Actor 2014 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Robert Duvall Best Supporting Actor 2014 Nominee


Robert Downey, Jr.
as Hank Palmer
Robert Duvall
as Joseph Palmer
Vera Farmiga
as Samantha Powell
Vincent D'Onofrio
as Glen Palmer
Billy Bob Thornton
as Dwight Dickham
Leighton Meester
as Carla Powell
Jeremy Strong
as Dale Palmer
Dax Shepard
as C.P. Kennedy
Ken Howard
as Judge Warren
Balthazar Getty
as Deputy Hanson
David Krumholtz
as Mike Kattan
Grace Zabriskie
as Mrs. Blackwell
Sarah Lancaster
as Lisa Palmer
Lonnie Farmer
as Gus the Bailiff
Matt Riedy
as Sheriff White
Mark Kiely
as Mark Blackwell
Tamara Hickey
as Amy Palmer
Ian Nelson
as Eric Palmer
Ian Blackman
as Mr. Burke
Darryl Edwards
as Judge Carter
Michael Patrick Kane
as Juror #7
Lenny Clarke
as Juror #10
Frank Ridley
as Jury Foreman
Duncan Putney
as Dr. Putney
Pun Bandhu
as Forsensic Scientist
Timothy John Smith
as Both Ways Bobby
Joyce Greenleaf
as Mourner
Enn Reitel
as Mourner


David Dobkin
David Dobkin
David Gambino
Susan Downey
Nick Schenk
Janusz Kaminski
Thomas Newman
Composer (Music Score)
Mark Livolsi
Mark Ricker
Production Designer
David Swayze
Art Director
James F. Truesdale
Art Director
Greg Garthe
Associate Producer
Robert Downey, Jr.
Executive Producer
Bruce Berman
Executive Producer
Jeff Kleeman
Executive Producer
Steven Mnuchin
Executive Producer
Herbert W. Gains
Executive Producer
Cosmas Demetriou
Set Designer
Jeff McDonald
Set Designer
Marlene Stewart
Costume Designer
Cheryl Carasik
Set Decorator
Tim Chau
Sound/Sound Designer
Derek Vanderhorst
Sound/Sound Designer
Mark Cotone
First Assistant Director
Jonathan McGarry
First Assistant Director
Kerry Barden
Edward Tise
Sound Mixer
Mark Ulano
Sound Mixer
Paul Schnee
Thomas Younkman
Sound Effects Editor
Sara Flamm
Production Supervisor
Herbert W. Gains
Unit Production Manager
Barbara Lorenz
Department Head Hair
Tim Chau
Supervising Sound Editor
Tim Chau
Re-Recording Mixer
Elaine Offers
Department Head Makeup
Tangi Crawford
Costumes Supervisor