Downpayment on Murder Poster

Release Date: 1987

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
In this fact-based film, respected white-collar man Harry Cardell (Ben Gazzara) brutally abuses his wife, Karen (Connie Sellecca), for the better part of a decade, until she decides she can take it no more and leaves her treacherous spouse. Later, when she receives custody of the Cardell children, and a police watchman (David Morse) is assigned to protect her, she finally begins to feel safe. Unfortunately, it isn't long before an enraged Harry enlists a deadly gangster to hunt Karen down.

Cast: Connie Sellecca, Ben Gazzara, David Morse, John Karlen, G.W. Bailey, Sheila Larken

Director: Waris Hussein

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Pursuit, 1980s, Fall, Revenge, Wife, Los Angeles