The Judge Trailer: Robert Downey Jr. Defends His Father in a Murder Trial

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In David Dobkin's father-son legal dramedy The Judge, Robert Downey Jr. stars as a sleazy, big-city lawyer who returns to his hometown after his mother dies, only to find out that his estranged father (Robert Duvall) has been accused of her murder. Vera Farmiga plays who we assume is Downey's hometown love interest, while Billy Bob Thornton is a prosecutor determined to take his father down. Downey shared the link to the trailer via Twitter, writing, "Here’s a first look at ‪#TheJudge‬. This is the kind of movie I grew up wanting to make. Only took 49 years." And to think, most kids just grew up wanting to be Iron Man.