R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Can an over-the-hill journalist uncover the evidence that can prove a death row inmate's innocence just hours before his execution?
Although the original novel is set in St Louis, Clint Eastwood decided to relocate it to his native California as he was more familiar with the territory.
Dr. Roger Waters:
Blood pressure: 120 over 70. Normal. All right, open wide. Looks fine. Healthy as a horse. Just one more thing, Luther.
Warden Luther Plunkitt: You got to whiz in the cup, Frank. Then we're done.
California does not use a machine to administer the drugs used to conduct lethal injections. Rather, it is done manually.
$5,276,109 (USA) (21 March 1999)
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