The Executioner's Song (1982)

In this fact-based film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. As their relationship quickly deteriorates, Gary goes on a murderous rampage, leaving two dead. During his trial, he demands capital punishment; a media circus ensues and outsiders look to profit from his story.

Directing:
  • Lawrence Schiller

Writing:
  • Norman Mailer

Stars:
Release Date: 1982-09-10
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 157
Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
Vern Damico
Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jon...
Gary Mark Gilmore
Steven Keats
Steven Keats
Larry Samuels
Jenny Wright
Jenny Wright
April Baker
Richard Venture
Richard Ventu...
Earl Dorius
Christine Lahti
Christine Lah...
Brenda Nicol
Rosanna Arquette
Rosanna Arque...
Nicole Baker
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