The Executioner's Song (1982)

In this fact-based film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. As their relationship quickly deteriorates, Gary goes on a murderous rampage, leaving two dead. During his trial, he demands capital punishment; a media circus ensues and outsiders look to profit from his story.

  • Lawrence Schiller

  • Norman Mailer

Release Date: 1982-09-10
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 157
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