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The Ambush Murders (1982)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 5 January 1982
An African-American political activist is wrongfully imprisoned for killing two white policemen; he is unwary of yet another white lawyer who claims that he will help free him.

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Ben Bradlee Jr. (book), Tony Kayden (teleplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Brolin ... Paul Marshall
Dorian Harewood ... Ray Ellsworth
Alfre Woodard ... Kariha Ellsworth
Robert G. Denison Robert G. Denison ... Barnes
Louis Giambalvo ... Glenn Landis
Amy Madigan ... Molly Slavin
John McLiam ... Judge Collier
Teddy Wilson ... Jay King
Marc Alaimo ... Garza
John Calvin ... Dennis Dowie
Clinton Derricks-Carroll ... Lyle Hawkins
Cleavant Derricks
John Diehl ... Ferguson
Woody Eney Woody Eney ... Bishop
Dorothy Fielding Dorothy Fielding ... Beth
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An African-American political activist is wrongfully imprisoned for killing two white policemen; he is unwary of yet another white lawyer who claims that he will help free him.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ambush Mörder See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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