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The Executioner's Song (1982)

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TV Movie | 135 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The story of Gary Gilmore, a convicted murderer who lobbied for his own execution.
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Writer
Norman Mailer (screenplay) (book)
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Updated Sep 10, 1982

Release date
Nov 28, 1982 (United States)

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Tommy Lee Jones
Gary Gilmore Gary Gilmore   See fewer
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Christine Lahti
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Rosanna Arquette
Nicole Baker Nicole Baker   See fewer
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Eli Wallach
Vern Damico Vern Damico   See fewer
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Steven Keats
Larry Samuels Larry Samuels   See fewer
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Jordan Clarke
Johnny Nicol Johnny Nicol   See fewer
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Richard Venture
Earl Dorius Earl Dorius   See fewer
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Jenny Wright
April Baker April Baker   See fewer
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Walter Olkewicz
Pete Galovan Pete Galovan   See fewer
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Michael LeClair
Rikki Wood Rikki Wood   See fewer
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Pat Corley
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Mary Ethel Gregory
Ida Damico Ida Damico   See fewer
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John Dennis Johnston
Jimmy Poker-Game Jimmy Poker-Game   See fewer
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Norris Mailer
Lu-Ann (as Norris Church) Lu-Ann (as Norris Church)   See fewer
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Kenneth O'Brien
Spencer McGrath Spencer McGrath   See fewer
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Jim Youngs
Sterling Baker Sterling Baker   See fewer
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Grace Zabriskie
Kathryne Baker Kathryne Baker   See fewer
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Charles Cyphers
Noall Wootton Noall Wootton   See fewer
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Grant Gottschall
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Debbie Bushnell Debbie Bushnell   See fewer
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Judith Romney Wolbach
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7.2 / 10 | 1,521 votes