The Onion Field (1979)

R 09/09/1979 (US) CrimeDrama 2h 2m

That happened in the onion field is true. But the real crime is what happened after.

Overview

An LA police officer is murdered in the onion fields outside of Bakersfield. However, legal loopholes could keep his kidnappers from receiving justice, and his partner is haunted by overwhelming survivor's guilt.

  1. Joseph Wambaugh

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Harold Becker

    Director

  3. Eric Roth

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Savage

    John Savage

    Karl Hettinger

  2. James Woods

    James Woods

    Gregory Powell

  3. Franklyn Seales

    Franklyn Seales

    Jimmy Smith

  4. Ted Danson

    Ted Danson

    Ian Campbell

  5. Ronny Cox

    Ronny Cox

    Pierce Brooks

  6. David Huffman

    David Huffman

    District Attorney Phil Halpin

  7. Christopher Lloyd

    Christopher Lloyd

    Jailhouse Lawyer

  8. Dianne Hull

    Dianne Hull

    Helen Hettinger

  9. Priscilla Pointer

    Priscilla Pointer

    Chrissie Campbell

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The Onion Field
The Onion Field

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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