Murder Ordained (1987) - Rotten Tomatoes

Murder Ordained (1987)

TOMATOMETER

——

——

AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Movie Info

Murder Ordained is the true story of a crime of passion in Emporia, Kansas. Terry Kinney plays the reverend Tom Bird, whose wife Sandy (Annabella Price) was found dead in 1983. At first, it seems as though Sandy was killed in a car accident. But highway patrolman John Rule (Keith Carradine) has a different theory: Rule believes that Bird murdered his wife out of love for his mistress (JoBeth Williams). A second killing in another Kansas county serves to confirm Rule's hypothesis. Filmed on location, the two-part Murder Ordained was originally telecast May 3 and 5, 1987.

Cast

Keith Carradine
as John Rule
Terry Kinney
as Pastor Tom Bird
JoBeth Williams
as Lorna Anderson
Guy Boyd
as Mike Buckley
Terence Knox
as Martin Anderson
Darrell Larson
as Ronald Stark
Kathy Bates
as Bobbi Burk
Joel Colodner
as Simon Long
Bruce French
as Bruce Linton
Patricia Gaul
as Paulette
Don Hood
as Sgt. Clayton
Annabella Price
as Sandy Bird
Margot Rose
as Nancy Horst
M. Emmet Walsh
as Vern Humphrey
Show More Cast

Critic Reviews for Murder Ordained

There are no critic reviews yet for Murder Ordained. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Audience Reviews for Murder Ordained

There are no audience reviews yet. Hurry, submit your review so you can be first!

Murder Ordained Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Murder Ordained on our Movie forum!

News & Features