The Jericho Mile (1980)

10/31/1980 (AU) DramaTV Movie 1h 37m
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Behind the wall of this prison is a man traning to challenge the Olympic record..


Rain Murphy is a man sentenced to life in prison, choosing to do his time in near-isolation, and engages in distance running when given the opportunity for free-time. While his form and speed capture the attention of prison officials who believe he could be competitive for the Olympics, Murphy expresses disinterest. But when the one man he has befriended is taken advantage of by political groups within the prison, Murphy decides to pursue the opportunity presented to him in his memory.

  1. Michael Mann

    Director, Teleplay

  2. Patrick J. Nolan

    Story, Teleplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Peter Strauss

    Peter Strauss

    Larry 'Rain' Murphy

  2. Richard Lawson

    Richard Lawson

    R.C. Stiles

  3. Roger E. Mosley

    Roger E. Mosley

    Cotton Crown

  4. Brian Dennehy

    Brian Dennehy

    Dr. D

  5. Geoffrey Lewis

    Geoffrey Lewis

    Dr. Bill Jankowski

  6. Billy Green Bush

    Billy Green Bush

    Warden Earl Gulliver

  7. Ed Lauter

    Ed Lauter

    Jerry Beliot

  8. Beverly Todd

    Beverly Todd


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The Jericho Mile
The Jericho Mile

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Original Language English

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