The D.A., Feds and the police set her up to write the story that explodes his world. Now he's going to write the book on getting even.
Absence of Malice is a 1981 American drama film starring Paul Newman, Sally Field, and Bob Balaban, directed by Sydney Pollack.
The title refers to the legal definition of one of the requirements of proof 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.
Release Date: November 20, 1981
Domestic Total Gross: $40,716,963
Domestic Total Adj. Gross: $120,456,400