A police officer suspended and now accused of murder is forced to join forces with his court-appointed attorney to assemble the pieces of a deadly puzzle to find the missing link before time runs out.
“Physical Evidence” is a crime thriller movie directed by Michael Crichton and starring Burt Reynolds and Theresa Russell. The film was released in 1989.
The story follows a suspended police officer, Joe Paris (Burt Reynolds), who is accused of murdering his ex-wife and her new lover. The only evidence against him is a .38 caliber gun that was found at the scene of the crime, and which matches the gun that Paris owns. Paris hires a defense attorney, Jenny Hudson (Theresa Russell), to represent him in court. As they investigate the case together, they discover that there is more to the case than meets the eye, and that there may be a conspiracy against Paris.
The movie received mixed reviews from critics and was not a commercial success. However, it remains an interesting crime thriller with some unexpected twists and turns. Burt Reynolds and Theresa Russell give strong performances, and Michael Crichton’s direction keeps the suspense high throughout the movie.