Guyana: Crime of the Century (1980)


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"Names have been changed to protect the innocent" in this infamous fictionalization of the tragic mass suicide of 914 followers of Jim Jones' "People's Temple" in Guyana in the fall of 1978. Rev. James Johnson (Stuart Whitman) is a charismatic but deeply paranoid man of the cloth who moves his flock from Northern California to a settlement in Guyana, where he intends to create an interracial socialist utopia. Addicted to prescription drugs and convinced he is surrounded by enemies, Johnson rules … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama
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On DVD: Feb 15, 2005



as Rev. James Johnson

as Congressman Lee O'Br...

as David Cole

as Richard Gable

as Dr. Gary Shaw

as Anna Kazan

as Susan Ames

as Leslie

as Oliver
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