|Written by||Jerry Lazarus|
|Directed by||Steven Schachter|
|Music by||Michael Hoenig|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer||Keith Samples|
Jerry Lazarus (co-producer)
Tony Amatullo (line producer)
|Running time||95 minutes|
|Production company||Rysher Entertainment|
|Original release||May 21, 1995|
Above Suspicion is a 1995 American crime thriller-drama film starring Christopher Reeve, Joe Mantegna and Kim Cattrall. The screenplay was written by William H. Macy, who also has a small role in the film. It premiered on HBO on May 21, 1995.
In the film, Reeve plays a paralyzed cop who plots to murder his wife. On May 27, 1995, a week after the film's release, Reeve himself became a quadriplegic after suffering a spinal cord injury in a horse riding accident.
Christopher Reeve stars as a paralyzed police officer who plots to murder his unfaithful wife (Kim Cattrall) and her lover (Edward Kerr). The latter is both his brother and also a police officer.
The film was shot in North Carolina.
Six days after the film premiered, Reeve had an accident while horseback riding. He was seriously injured in the fall, resulting in his becoming paralyzed. He lived as a quadriplegic for the remainder of his years.