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The Penalty Phase (1986)

TV Movie | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

Things looked pretty simple: the confessed murderer had all the evidence against him. The Prosecutor Jansen could not have been more relentless, conservative and incisive. Furthermore, the jury already had a verdict: guilty of the more ...See moreThings looked pretty simple: the confessed murderer had all the evidence against him. The Prosecutor Jansen could not have been more relentless, conservative and incisive. Furthermore, the jury already had a verdict: guilty of the more than 30 charges against him. But suddenly Judge Kenneth Hoffman finds out that the evidence was not obtained legally, so the procedure is void. Judge Hoffman is in the middle of this legal storm, although he wants to apply the law strictly, he will find everybody against him. Written by Tony Chavez See less
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Nov 18, 1986 (United States)

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Peter Strauss
Judge Kenneth Hoffman Judge Kenneth Hoffman   See fewer
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Jonelle Allen
Susan Jansen Susan Jansen   See fewer
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Jane Badler
Katie Pinter Katie Pinter   See fewer
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John Harkins
Mr. Hunter Mr. Hunter   See fewer
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Millie Perkins
Nancy Faulkner Nancy Faulkner   See fewer
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Mitchell Ryan
Judge Donald Faulkner (as Mitch Ryan) Judge Donald Faulkner (as Mitch Ryan)   See fewer
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Richard Bright
Judge Von Karman Judge Von Karman   See fewer
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Richard Chaves
Nolan Esherman Nolan Esherman   See fewer
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Rossie Harris
Zach Hoffman Zach Hoffman   See fewer
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Art LaFleur
Pete Pavlovich Pete Pavlovich   See fewer
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Melissa Gilbert
Leah Furman Leah Furman   See fewer
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Stuart Duckworth
Singleton Singleton   See fewer
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Michelle Guthrie
Miss Levine Miss Levine   See fewer
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Merlin Marston
Mark Rogers Mark Rogers   See fewer
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Stacey Pickren
Clair Turnley Clair Turnley   See fewer
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Gary Basey
District Attorny Waterman (uncredited) District Attorny Waterman (uncredited)   See fewer
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J.W. Crawford
Paul Gibbs (uncredited) Paul Gibbs (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 68 votes