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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.

Movie Data

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • March 1, 1979
    Theatrical

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Cast 8

  1. Peter Strauss

    Peter Strauss
    Larry 'Rain' Murphy

  2. Brian Dennehy
  3. Richard Lawson

    Richard Lawson
    R.C. Stiles

  4. Geoffrey Lewis

    Geoffrey Lewis
    Dr. Bill Jankowski

  5. Billy Green Bush

    Billy Green Bush
    Warden Earl Gulliver

  6. Beverly Todd

    Beverly Todd
    Wylene

  7. William Prince

    William Prince
    O.A.U. Chairman

  8. Ed Lauter

    Ed Lauter
    Jerry Beliot

Crew 3

Directing

  1. Michael Mann

    Michael Mann
    Director

Writing

  1. PJ
  2. Michael Mann

    Michael Mann
    Writer

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