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Dead Man Out (1989)

A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted multiple murderer who's awaiting execution on Death Row for eighth year now and whose behavior during that time got more and more erratic is still mentally fit to be executed.

Director:

Richard Pearce

Writers:

J.D. Maria (story), Lorna Soroko (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tom Atkins ... Berger
Rubén Blades ... Ben
Larry Block Larry Block ... Kleinfeld
Johnny Cuthbert ... Escort Guard (as Jon Cuthbert)
Val Ford Val Ford
Ali Giron ... Prison Warden
Danny Glover ... Dr. Alex Marsh
Eric Hoziel
Samuel L. Jackson ... Calvin Fredricks
Minor Mustain Minor Mustain ... Guard
Maria Ricossa
Sam Stone Sam Stone
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A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted multiple murderer who's awaiting execution on Death Row for eighth year now and whose behavior during that time got more and more erratic is still mentally fit to be executed.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Man Walking See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Production Co:

HBO Showcase See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Danny Glover and Rubén Blades would both go on to appear in Predator 2 (1990) See more »

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Absolutely riveting
30 March 2003 | by johnrp-1See all my reviews

The only reason I can't give this movie a 10 is because it dragged a bit during the scenes when Glover would stare at the pictures of the killing spree. It didn't really fit into the movie, or at least not for me. But the scenes with Glover and Blades were nothing less than remarkable. I don't know if Blades got any awards for this movie, but if he didn't, he was robbed. He was outstanding.


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