The Devil's Advocate script
Synopsis: Aspiring Florida defense lawyer Kevin Lomax (Keanu Reeves) accepts a high-powered position at a New York law firm headed by legal shark John Milton (Al Pacino). As Kevin moves up in the firm's ranks, his wife, Mary Ann (Charlize Theron), has several frightening, mystical experiences that begin to warp her sense of reality. With the stakes getting higher with each case, Kevin quickly learns that his mentor is planning a far greater evil than simply winning without scruples.

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Behind him, the door opens.

moves to the urinal.

A local REPORTER enters,

REPORTER:

Well, hell, there you are. Rumor

was you were out wandering intraffic.

KEVIN:

Not now, Larry.

REPORTER:

What's the game plan, Kevin? I

got a four-thirty deadline. I

need a quote. Gimme a quote.

Fuck off.

KEVIN:

REPORTER:

'Mr. Lomax had no comment on

today's events. Speculation,

however, was widespread that theyoung lawyer's unblemished stringof victories would come to an end

in this courtroom.'

Kevin pulls some cold water to his face. Startled, as

THUNDER EXPLODES overhead -- then just as suddenly,

becomes nothing more than the urinal flushing...

REPORTER:

It was a nice run, Kev. Had to

close out someday. Nobody wins'em all.

The Reporter exits. Kevin alone with the mirror.

And then it's over.

He's made his decision. Replacing his wedding ring.

Reaching for his jacket, as we -CUT

TO:

4 INT. FLORIDA COURTHOUSE HALLWAY - DAY 4

Kevin walking through. His game face.

opening the doors and -A

court officer

CUT TO:

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Jonathan Lemkin

Jonathan Lemkin is an American screenwriter. He has written for the television series 21 Jump Street, Beverly Hills, 90210, and Hill Street Blues. more…

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