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Tom King (story)
Ernest Kinoy (screenplay)
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Release Date:
16 March 1977 (USA) See more »
Gerry Miller, a professional hockey player, gives in to internal and outside pressures and adopts a more aggressive style on the ice... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Whatever Happened To Michael Moriarty?
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  (in credits order)

Michael Moriarty ... Gerry Miller

Kevin Conway ... George Graff

Meryl Streep ... Sharon Miller
Sully Boyar ... Tom Feeney

Jill Eikenberry ... Carole Eskanazi
Walter McGinn ... District Attorney Horace Meade

Mason Adams ... Bill Cavins
Paul D'Amato ... Dave Eskanazi
Ron Weyand ... Judge Reinhardt
Frank Bongiorno ... Rene Beauvois
Mel Boudrot ... Coach Bryant
Rudy Hornish ... Walters
Dino Narizzano ... Referee Merritt
Alan North ... Detective Forscher
George Petrie ... President MacCloud
Scott Bruno ... Moline Player

Bob Dio ... Kenny

Suzanne Ford ... Miss Converse
Neil Napolitan ... Court Clerk
D.H. Robinson ... Pete
Jerry Reid ... Coach MacInerny

Andrew Duggan ... Al Miller

Patrick O'Neal ... Bertram Fowler
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie Moran ... Eddie Miller
Tom Quinn ... Trainer Doyle
Ian Stuart ... Jury Foreman

Directed by
Robert Markowitz 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tom King  story
Ernest Kinoy  screenplay
Ernest Kinoy  story

Produced by
Robert Berger .... producer
Herbert Brodkin .... executive producer
Thomas De Wolfe .... associate producer
Original Music by
Dick Hyman 
Cinematography by
Alan Metzger 
Film Editing by
Stephen A. Rotter 
Art Direction by
Richard Bianchi 
Costume Design by
Joseph G. Aulisi 
Makeup Department
Mike Maggi .... makeup artist
Production Management
Bruce S. Pustin .... production manager
Sound Department
Maurice Schell .... sound editor
Editorial Department
Irving Rathner .... negative cutter

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USA:98 min | Canada:98 min
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Meryl Streep's film debut.See more »


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when and where it was filmed, 5 January 2007
Author: CHIANTINOW from United States

I would love to get a copy of the Deadliest Season. It was filmed at the Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Ct in Nov 1976. I was the guy who was getting checked all the time and took all the slap shots My friends and I who were playing semi pro hockey in the area were the hockey players in this movie. We were paid 50 bucks a day which started at 6am and ended at 6pm for 10 days. When not being used for a scene the rest of the guys would sit in the locker room and drink beer from the keg that was supplied by the people in charge. With my 400.00 pay I bought a table saw from Sears, which I still use today. If anyone knows where I can get a copy, I would be eternally grateful.

Joe Tonelli

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