The Ambush Murders (1982)

01/05/1982 (US) TV MovieDrama 1h 40m
  • User


An African-American political activist is wrongfully imprisoned for killing two white policemen; he is unwary of yet another white lawyer who claims that he will help free him.

  1. Steven Hilliard Stern


  2. Ben Bradlee Jr.


  3. Tony Kayden


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Brolin

    James Brolin

    Paul Marshall

  2. Dorian Harewood

    Dorian Harewood

    Ray Ellsworth

  3. Alfre Woodard

    Alfre Woodard

    Karisha Ellsworth

  4. Robert G. Denison


  5. Louis Giambalvo

    Louis Giambalvo

    Glenn Landis

  6. Amy Madigan

    Amy Madigan

    Molly Slavin

  7. John McLiam

    John McLiam

    Judge Collier

  8. Teddy Wilson

    Teddy Wilson

    Jay King

  9. Marc Alaimo

    Marc Alaimo


  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

No videos, backdrops or posters have been added to The Ambush Murders.

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -


Content Score


Pump it up! We're close now.

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page


Want to rate or add this item to a list?