The Jericho Mile (1979)




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In this film, Peter Strauss stars as "Rain" Murphy, serving a life sentence in Folsom Prison for first-degree murder. To break up the boredom of prison life, Murphy begins running laps around the prison recreation track. Prison officials take notice when Murphy runs a mile in less than four minutes.


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Peter Strauss's powerful performance is just one of the many plusses found in this compelling drama.

Jul 14, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Peter Strauss gives one of the great one-off performances in television history.

Jun 2, 2009 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

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