Seven Hours to Judgment

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Seven Hours to Judgment ★★ 1988 (R)

When the punks who murdered his wife go free, a psychotic man (Leibman) decides to take justice into his own hands. He kidnaps the wife of the judge in charge (Bridges, who also directed) and leads him on a wild goose chase. Leibman steals the film as the psycho. Ex-Springsteen spouse Phil lips plays the judge's wife. Ambitious but credulitystretching revenge/crime drama. Screenplay written by de Souza under the pseudonym Elliot Stephens. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman, Julianne Phillips, Al Freeman Jr., Reggie Johnson; D: Beau Bridges; W: Steven E. de Souza, Walter Halsey Davis; C: Hanania Baer; M: John Debney.