The Jericho Mile (1979) Peter Strauss, Brian Dennehy
Larry "Rain" Murphy (Peter Strauss) is stuck in Folsom Prison for life on a first-degree murder charge. An inmate who prefers to be alone, Murphy spends much of his time running around the facility's track. When he begins reaching a mile in under four minutes, Murphy gains the attention of the jail's officials, who contemplate entering him in the Olympics. While Murphy is initially resistant to the idea, eventually he starts training to be an Olympic competitor.
Starring: Peter Strauss, Brian Dennehy, Roger E. Mosley, Geoffrey Lewis
Viewer Quote: "This is a good movie, period. Strauss is very good! There are very few movies that I truly love, this however is one of them. With it's gritty realism, fantastic on-site location, and it's great soundtrack, it blew me away. The power of this film still stuns today. Someone please make more movies like this one. UNBELIEVABLE!!"
This DVD is encoded NTSC Region ALL (playable worldwide).
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