Sully is the producer of a cable news network program. Christy is his ex-wife and best reporter. Her desire to quit the news business and marry Blaine, a sporting goods manufacturer comes as an innocent man is about to be executed. Sully's attempts to keep her in town and break up her upcoming marriage happen against the backdrop of a botched execution, a prison break and a possible pardon.

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  1. Ted Kotcheff


  2. Charles MacArthur


  3. Ben Hecht


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  1. Kathleen Turner

    Kathleen Turner

    Christy Colleran

  2. Burt Reynolds

    Burt Reynolds

    John L. Sullivan IV

  3. Christopher Reeve

    Christopher Reeve

    Blaine Bingham

  4. Ned Beatty

    Ned Beatty

    Roy Ridnitz

  5. Henry Gibson

    Henry Gibson

    Ike Roscoe

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

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  • March 5, 1988
    PG, Theatrical



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