'The Judge' Trailer: Robert Downey Jr. Defends His Estranged Father (Video)

5:38 PM PST 06/19/2014 by Ryan Gajewski

Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton and Vera Farmiga co-star in the upcoming legal drama, hitting theaters Oct. 10.

Robert Downey Jr. plays a shady lawyer whose estranged father is accused of murder in the first trailer for the upcoming drama The Judge

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Hank Palmer (Downey) heads back to his hometown for his mother's funeral and shares heated scenes with his dad, Judge Joseph Palmer (Robert Duvall). He also butts heads with the aggressive prosecutor (Billy Bob Thornton) who wants to put his dad behind bars. In the process, Hank finds time to urinate on someone.

Vera Farmiga, Dax Shepard and Vincent D'Onofrio round out the talented cast. David Dobkin (Wedding Crashers) directed the film from a script credited to Nick Schenk (Gran Torino) and Bill Dubuque

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Warner Bros. releases The Judge on Oct. 10.

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