Looking for Movies with Characters Like This, thanks!
February 3, 2014 9:30 AM   Subscribe

Can anyone think of a movie in which the protagonist is a key witness in a trial but the movie doesn't show the trial and the protagonist is consistently under attack for testifying?
posted by sunnyblues48 to Media & Arts (9 answers total)
The Client and The Pelican Brief maybe?
posted by phunniemee at 9:34 AM on February 3


Or do you mean "constantly under attack after the trial"?
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 9:38 AM on February 3 [1 favorite]

The Valachi Papers -- for testifying before Congress, not at a trial.
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 9:44 AM on February 3

To the extent that Snakes on a Plane has a plot, this is it.
posted by jozxyqk at 10:12 AM on February 3 [2 favorites]

The current season of the TV show Major Crimes has a material witness in a serial killer case who is being sent creepy anonymous letters.
posted by matildaben at 10:25 AM on February 3

This is a special case of the general trope "He Knows Too Much".
posted by ubiquity at 10:48 AM on February 3

Sister Act?
posted by ropeladder at 11:08 AM on February 3

16 Blocks?
An aging cop is assigned the ordinary task of escorting a fast-talking witness from police custody to a courthouse. There are however forces at work trying to stop prevent them from making it.
posted by bleep at 12:40 PM on February 3

The Gauntlet
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 1:54 PM on February 3

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