Continuity mistake: In the very last scene of the film Paul Newman ignores the ringing phone with Charlotte Rampling on the other end. A wide shot shows a paper coffee cup is on a table to his right, in front of the plastic lid. In close up, he reaches right, picks up the cup from out of shot, drinks from it and, judging by his arm positioning, puts the cup back in the same place. The next, and final, shot of the film is wider angle again. The lid is there, but the cup is now missing.
The Verdict (1982)
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Paul Newman, James Mason, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden
Character mistake: The mole Laura Fisher is paid off with a check dated Feb 1982. During the trail James Mason says the events happened 4 years ago, in 1976. That would be 6 years ago.
Maureen Rooney: You know, you guys are all the same. You don't care who you hurt. All you care about is the dollar, you're a bunch of whores. You got no loyalty, no nothing. You're a bunch of whores.
Frank Galvin: Your honor, with all due respect: if you're going to try my case for me, I wish you wouldn't lose it.
Judge Hoyle: This case should never have come to trial. But you know better. You're mister independent. You want to be independent? Be independent now. I have no sympathy for you.
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