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The Onion Field on DVD
A story that is both true and heart wrenching. From a real and authentic American tragedy, this is tale of thoughtless brutality and ice cold blooded murder. Justice always plays in the mix. This movie covers a lot of emotional ground including, gripping and disturbing. Starring John Savage as Det. Karl Francis Hettinger and James Woods asGregory Ulas Powell. This film features a stunning attention to detail, The Onion Field is so powerful, intriguing, absorbing, and superbly acted. The Onion Field will have you riveted to your seat from beginning to end.
The story is based on an incident from March 9, 1963, Los Angeles Police Department officers Karl Hettinger, played by John Savage, and Ian Campbell, played by Ted Danson, pull over a car for making an illegal U turn and then find themselves held at gunpoint by two seasoned armed robbers. The two cops are then forced to give up their side arms and drive the car to a deserted road, both of these officers now face the terror of becoming helpless victims in a execution style homicide but only one may able to escape into the bleak darkness of an onion field.
Cast & Crew Actors: James Woods John Savage Ted Danson Franklyn Seales Ronny Cox Writers: Joseph Wambaugh
Producers: Walter Coblenz
Directors: Harold Becker Product Information Features: "Ring Of Truth" Documentary Audio Commentary with Director Harold Becker Original Theatrical Trailer Video: Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic) Audio: (more info) ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono [CC] Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Studio: MGM / UA Production Year: 1979 Release Date: 9/17/2002
Length: 126 mins Rating: R
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