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In a senseless act of hatred, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in 1998. This critically-acclaimed, moving film recounts the final days of Matthew's killers' trial—and the weeks leading to Matthew's death—with unnerving detail. Stockard Channing delivers an unforgettable, Emmy® Award-winning performance as Matthew's grieving mother, Judy, in a story of a murder that moved a nation to action. Also starring Law & Order's Sam Waterston.

  1. John Wierick

    Writer

  2. Jacob Krueger

    Writer

  3. Roger Spottiswoode

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Stockard Channing

    Stockard Channing

    Judy Shepard

  2. Shane Meier

    Shane Meier

    Matthew Shepard

  3. Wendy Crewson

    Wendy Crewson

    Sarah

  4. Kristen Thomson

    Kristen Thomson

    Romaine Patterson

  5. Joseph Ziegler

    Cal

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The Matthew Shepard Story
The Matthew Shepard Story

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Status Released

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  • March 16, 2002
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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