The Executioner's Song (1982)

The Executioner's Song


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Tommy Lee Jones won an Emmy for his searing performance as wanton killer Gary Gilmore in The Executioner's Song. The film covers the last nine months of Gilmore's life, beginning with his release from prison in 1976. Linking up with teen-age divorcee Nicole Baker (Rosanna Arquette), Gilmore makes a half-hearted effort to go straight, but ends up embarking on a robbery spree that culminates in two cold-blooded murders. Arrested and sentenced to be executed, Gilmore insists upon being put to death … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Television
Directed By:
Written By: Norman Mailer
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On DVD: Aug 5, 2008



as Gary Gilmore

as Nicole Baker

as Uncle Vern Damico

as Brenda Nicol

as Larry Samuels

as Pete Galovan

as Rikki Wood

as Val Conlan

as Jimmy Poker-Game

as Spencer McGrath

as Sterling Baker

as Kathryne Baker

as Earl Dorius

as Lieutenant Nelson

as Warden Smith

as Ron Stanger

as Noall Wootton

as Bessie Gilmore

as Mikal Gilmore

as Doctor #1

as Norman Fulmer

as First Patrolman

as Judge #1

as Prison Official

as Speaker #1

as April Baker
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