Idealistic recent law school graduate Roger Baron (Robert Downey, Jr.) journeys to New York to work as a clerk for his idol, Edward Dodd (James Woods), whose inventive tactics in civil rights cases in 1960s and 70s made him one of the country's most respected attorneys. Sadly, Dodd is now
a dope-smoking shyster who plies his trade in the service of sleazy drug dealers, but when Roger manages to get him to take the case of an unjustly imprisoned Korean (Yuji Okumoto), Dodd uncovers a conspiracy and redeems himself as a committed "true believer." Though its plot is thoroughly
implausible, TRUE BELIEVER is still an intriguing and entertaining mystery, thanks to the pe...