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Shot in the Heart (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  13 October 2001 (USA)
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The story of a man coming to terms with the sins and secrets of his notorious brother and, in the process, exploring the legacy of violence in his own family.

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In fall 1977, Mikal Gilmore and his older brother Frank Jr. ride through the Salt Lake Valley in a Rolls-Royce driven by ACLU lawyer Richard Giaque. They are on their way to Utah's Draper Prison for a "one-time-only" visit with their notorious brother Gary, a death-row inmate set to be executed in a few days. Convicted a year earlier of the brutal murders of two Mormon men, Gary has been sentenced to death in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to reinstate capital punishment. Since he stands to become the first American in more than a decade to be executed, Gary has become the subject of enormous national attention, and his request to die stuns his ailing mother Bessie and confuses his brothers. Mikal and Frank hope to meet with Gary, change his mind, and get papers signed that will stay the execution. Written by <Laffz00@aol.com>

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He was worth more dead than he ever was alive... but not to me. I was Gary Gilmore's brother. See more »


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Rated R for language and some strong violence | See all certifications »
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Heart Wrenching
13 October 2001 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

This movie affected me in more ways than I can express. It tore my heart out to see how the brothers went from strangers, to brothers. The performances were excellent, especially, the extraordinary Giovanni Ribisi. I am definitely running out to get the book tomorrow.


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