Guilty as Sin

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

Guilty as Sin (Hollywood Pictures Movie)

“Guilty as Sin” is a thriller film released in 1993, directed by Sidney Lumet. The movie stars Rebecca De Mornay as Jennifer Haines and Don Johnson as David Edgar Greenhill.

The story follows Jennifer Haines, a successful defense attorney who takes on the case of David Edgar Greenhill, a charming and wealthy man accused of murdering his wealthy wife. Despite her initial skepticism about his innocence, Jennifer agrees to defend him in court.

As the trial progresses, Jennifer becomes increasingly convinced that David is guilty of the crime. However, he proves to be a master manipulator, using his charm and intelligence to manipulate the legal system and cast doubt on the evidence against him.

Jennifer finds herself in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with David, who becomes obsessed with her and is determined to destroy her personal and professional life.

“Guilty as Sin” is known for its suspenseful and intense storytelling, as well as the strong performances of Rebecca De Mornay and Don Johnson. The film explores themes of manipulation, deception, and the power of the legal system.

The movie received mixed reviews from critics but has been appreciated by audiences who enjoy thrilling courtroom dramas and psychological suspense.

“Guilty as Sin” serves as a touchstone for viewers seeking a gripping and riveting thriller that keeps them on the edge of their seats. It offers a tense and thought-provoking exploration of the darker side of human nature and the lengths some individuals will go to evade justice.

Additional Details


  • Rebecca De Mornay: Jennifer Haines
  • Don Johnson: David Greenhill
  • Jack Warden: Moe
  • Stephen Lang: Phil Garson
  • Luis Guzman: Detective Martinez
  • Dana Ivey: the Judge
  • Ron White: Prosecutor DiAngelo
  • Norma Dell’Agnese: Emily, Jennifer’s assistant


  • Director: Sidney Lumet
  • Producers: Martin Ransohoff
  • Writer: Larry Cohen

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