Absence of Malice(Movie, 1981)

| 1h 56min | Genres: Drama, Romance / Love, Thriller
Absence of MaliceRating: 3.4/5 (with 6767 votes)
Absence of Malice is a 1981 American drama neo noir thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Paul Newman, Sally Field, Wilford Brimley, Melinda Dillon and Bob Balaban. The title refers to one of the defenses against libel defamation, and is used in journalism classes to illustrate the conflict between disclosing damaging personal information and the public's right to know. ()
Movie poster of Absence of Malice

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Awards & Nominations for Absence of Malice

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay

About Absence of Malice

Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his crime was allegedly committed—but it involves an innocent party. When he tells Carter the truth and the newspaper runs it, tragedy follows, forcing Carter to face up to the responsibilities of her job when she is confronted by Gallagher.

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Trailer for Absence of Malice + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 20 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 11/19/1981
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Ausencia de malicia"
"Die Sensationsreporterin"
"Липса на умисъл"
"Ausência de Malícia"
"Die Sensationsreporterin"
"I god tro"
"Halbade kavatsusteta"
"Ei rikosmielessä"
"Χωρίς δόλο"
"A szenzáció áldozata"
"Lelo Kavanut Zadon"
"Diritto di cronaca"
"A Calúnia"
"Utan ont uppsåt"
Budget: 12,000,000 USD
Revenue: 40,716,963 USD (= 339%)

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