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The Ambush Murders (1982)

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TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

An African-American political activist is wrongfully imprisoned for killing two white policemen; he is unwary of yet another white lawyer who claims that he will help free him.
Writers
Ben Bradlee Jr. (book "The Ambush Murders") | Tony Kayden (teleplay)
Cinematographer
Frank V. Phillips (as Frank Phillips)
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Updated Jan 5, 1982

Release date
Jan 5, 1982 (United States)

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James Brolin
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Dorian Harewood
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Louis Giambalvo
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Clinton Derricks-Carroll
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John Diehl
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Harry Caesar
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Michael Catlin
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Nathan Cook
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Erica Hope
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John Dennis Johnston
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James Keane
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William Phipps
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Gene Ross
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Frances E. Williams
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Warren Munson
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Henry G. Sanders
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6 / 10 | 61 votes