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The Execution of Raymond Graham (1985)

It's 9:00 p.m. In only two hours, the life of convicted killer Raymond Graham (Jeff Fahey, Wyatt Earp) will end by lethal injection in the prison's deathchamber. With chilling realism, this... See full summary »

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Vic Graham
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Prison Chaplain
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Raymond Graham
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Carol Graham
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Mrs. Graham
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Governor Richards
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Mary Neal
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Richie Neal
Neil Dainard ...
John Cole
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Guard Coombs
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It's 9:00 p.m. In only two hours, the life of convicted killer Raymond Graham (Jeff Fahey, Wyatt Earp) will end by lethal injection in the prison's deathchamber. With chilling realism, this drama probes the inner life of a troubled murderer, as his apathy turns into terror as the final moments of his life slip by. Written by Anonymous

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17 November 1985 (USA)  »

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The set where the execution occurs is an exact replica of the death chamber in Texas where lethal injection was first used three years earlier. The external jail scenes are from a real working prison in Canada. See more »

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A slow paced, 80's TV movie.
28 June 1999 | by (East Lansing, MI) – See all my reviews

This 1985 movie goes through a man's final hours before his execution. As he unsuccessfully tries to get a pardon, he makes amends with his family. I found it hard to get into and didn't think much of the acting. It may have set the stage for movies like Dead Man Walking.


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