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The true story of Robert Elliot Burns, the prisoner who, after being sentenced to a Georgia chain gang, attempted two daring escapes.

  1. Daniel Mann


  2. Michael Campus


Top Billed Cast

  1. Val Kilmer

    Val Kilmer

    Robert Elliot Burns / Elliot Roberts

  2. Charles Durning

    Charles Durning

    Warden Hardy

  3. Sônia Braga

    Sônia Braga

    Emily Del Pino Pacheco

  4. Kyra Sedgwick

    Kyra Sedgwick

    Lillian Salo

  5. James Keach

    James Keach

    Father Vincent Godfrey Burns

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The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 31, 1987


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 55m

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