The Devil's Advocate

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Oftentimes, movies about lawyers make it seem like the characters sell their souls to the devil, but in The Devil’s Advocate, they literally do. This movie chronicles the story of Kevin Lomax (Keanu Reeves), a successful defense lawyer, and his later revealed father John Milton (Al Pacino), the head of New York City law firm, and Satan. Throughout the movie, Milton slowly coaxes Lomax away from his family and morals, and towards his selfish, prideful ways in an attempt to have Kevin help him create the Anti-Christ. In the end, Kevin rejects his father and his evil plan by killing himself, but fortunately, he receives a second chance at life to make right choices. The movie’s director, Taylor Hackford, uses the devil’s role in the Hebrew Bible,
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