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The Onion Field 1979 on DVD

The Onion Field 1979 on DVD

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The Onion Field on DVD

A story that is both true and heart wrenching. From a real and authentic American tragedy, this is tale of thoughtless brutality and ice cold blooded murder. Justice always plays in the mix. This movie covers a lot of emotional ground including, gripping and disturbing. Starring John Savage as Det. Karl Francis Hettinger and James Woods asGregory Ulas Powell. This film features a stunning attention to detail, The Onion Field is so powerful, intriguing, absorbing, and superbly acted. The Onion Field will have you riveted to your seat from beginning to end.

The story is based on an incident from March 9, 1963, Los Angeles Police Department officers Karl Hettinger, played by John Savage, and Ian Campbell, played by Ted Danson, pull over a car for making an illegal U turn and then find themselves held at gunpoint by two seasoned armed robbers. The two cops are then forced to give up their side arms and drive the car to a deserted road, both of these officers now face the terror of becoming helpless victims in a execution style homicide but only one may able to escape into the bleak darkness of an onion field.

Cast & Crew
James Woods
John Savage
Ted Danson
Franklyn Seales
Ronny Cox
Joseph Wambaugh

Walter Coblenz

Harold Becker
Product Information
"Ring Of Truth" Documentary
Audio Commentary with Director Harold Becker
Original Theatrical Trailer
Video: Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Audio: (more info)
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono [CC]
English, Spanish, French

Studio: MGM / UA
Production Year: 1979
Release Date: 9/17/2002

Length: 126 mins
Rating: R

Region One. North American Format.

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