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Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture (1990)

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Based on Doug Magee's novel Slow Coming Dark, the made-for-cable Somebody Has to Shoot the Picture is about a photojournalist (Roy Scheider) who is hired by a man (Arliss Howard) convicted of killing a policeman to photograph his execution. As the execution grows nearer, the photographer uncovers evidence that suggests the convicted man is actually innocent, and he tries to save him before it's too late.
Rating:
R
Genre:
Drama , Mystery & Suspense , Television
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Studio:
MCA Universal Home Video

Cast

Roy Scheider
as Paul Marish
Arliss Howard
as Raymond Eames
Bonnie Bedelia
as Hannah McGrath
Robert Carradine
as Police Sgt. Jerry Brown
Andre Braugher
as Dan Weston
Rex Benson
as Buddy Eames
Harold Bergman
as Judge Landis
Traber Burns
as Ron Felders
Antoni Corone
as Mike Knighton
Jay Glick
as Chaplin
Danny Haneman
as Doug McGrath
Michael Leopard
as Guard #1
Marc Macaulay
as Superintendent Stanton
Shawn McAllister
as Dr. Milliken
Mark McCracken
as Nathanson
Tom Nowicki
as Steve March
John Polce
as Executioner
James Lea Raupp
as Electrician
Ric Reitz
as Aide #1
Robert Small
as Aide #2
Lou Walker
as Blohm
Steve Zurk
as Guard in charge
Bob Barnes
as Governor Dean
Tracy Roberts
as Barmaid
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OMG,... it took them, it seems like, FOREVER to add this movie!! I've been requesting that they add it, and The Night We Never Met, for more than 2 months!!! I feel kinda proud knowing that they finally added this movie bc I requested it, probably at least 8 times in more than 2 MONTHS!! I need to see this again, it's a great film!

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