The Onion Field (Blu-ray)

Directed by Harold Becker

Release Year: 1979
Running Time: 122
UPC: 7 38329 16782 0
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Cast
John Savage
James Woods
Ted Danson
Ronny Cox
Christopher Lloyd

Crew
Directed by Harold Becker

From a real life American tragedy, this tale of thoughtless brutality, cold-blooded murder and hard won justice is a prowling, gripping, disturbing movie starring John Savage (The Deer Hunter) and James Woods (Cop) and featuring a stunning attention to detail. The Onion Field is intriguing, absorbing, powerful, well acted and riveting from beginning to end. On March 9, 1963, LAPD officers Karl Hettinger (Savage) and Ian Campbell (Ted Danson, TVs Cheers) pull over a vehicle for making an illegal U-turn and find themselves held at gunpoint by two seasoned armed robbers. Forced to give up their guns and drive to a deserted road, both officers face the horror of becoming victims in a mob-style execution... but only one is able to escape into the bleak darkness of an onion field. Stylishly directed by Harold Becker (Malice) with a screenplay Joseph Wambaugh (The New Centurions) - based on his best-selling novel. Co-starring Franklyn Seales, Ronny Cox and Christopher Lloyd.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

On-camera interview with Star John Savage

Audio Commentary by Director Harold Becker

"Ring of Truth" Documentary

Trailer


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