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The Executioner's Song

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
In this fact-based film, Gary Gilmore (Tommy Lee Jones), an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker (Rosanna Arquette), a teenaged single mother. As their relationship quickly deteriorates, Gary goes on a murderous rampage, leaving two dead. During his trial, he demands capital punishment; a media circus ensues and outsiders look to profit from his story.

Cast: Tommy Lee Jones , Rosanna Arquette , Eli Wallach , Christine Lahti , Jordan Clark , Steven Keats , Richard Venture , Michael LeClair

Director: Lawrence Schiller

Genres: Docudrama

The Executioner's Song (1982)

Release Date: January 1st, 1982|2 hr. 37 min.

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