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The Execution of Raymond Graham (1985)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 17 November 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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Daniel Petrie

Writer:

Mel Frohman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Graham Beckel ... Vic Graham
George Dzundza ... Prison Chaplain
Jeff Fahey ... Raymond Graham
Morgan Freeman ... Warden Pratt
Linda Griffiths Linda Griffiths ... Laura Hyler
Laurie Metcalf ... Carol Graham
Kate Reid ... Mrs. Graham
Alan Scarfe ... Governor Richards
Lois Smith ... Mary Neal
Josef Sommer ... Jim Neal
Philip Sterling ... Max Adler
Michael Dolan Michael Dolan ... Richie Neal
Neil Dainard Neil Dainard ... John Cole
Kurt Reis Kurt Reis ... Doc Vogel
Ken Pogue ... 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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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Execução de Raymond Graham See more »

Filming Locations:

Mimico, Ontario, Canada

Company Credits

Production Co:

Alliance Entertainment See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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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 vid-8See 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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