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Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story (1993)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama | TV Movie 4 May 1993
The take-down of an infamous leader of a small polygamous Mormon fundamentalist group, who ordered assassinations of his opponents.

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Jud Taylor

Writer:

Fred Mills
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Dennehy ... Ervil LeBaron
William Devane ... Daniel 'Dan' Fields
Tracey Needham ... Rena
Dee Wallace ... Jackie Fields (as Dee Wallace-Stone)
Danny Cooksey ... Isaac
Brian Reddy Brian Reddy ... Michael Leary
Michael Watson ... Joshua Kane
Jackie Earle Haley ... Eddie Marston
Philip Abbott
Robert Pine
Michael Cavanaugh
Kale Browne
Daniel Reichert Daniel Reichert
Bradford English Bradford English
Maureen Muldoon ... (as Maureen Pierson)
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The take-down of an infamous leader of a small polygamous Mormon fundamentalist group, who ordered assassinations of his opponents.

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Biography | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Skims the surface
11 October 1999 | by MerelySee all my reviews

Fact based movie about polygamist cult leader skims the surface without delving too deeply into the 2 year manhunt and years surrounding it. Brian Dennehy does adequate job, for the amount of screentime allotted him. William Devane, is the investigator, who is also a devout Mormon, vigorously pursuing him while basically revealing stresses to his homelife, but again, isn't looked at closely enough. If film was longer, may have been more interesting. But still worth checking out if only for the fact that true-to-life films hold an historical interest, to a degree.


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