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What's The Movie The Onion Field About?

Greg Powell, a disturbed ex-con, recruits Jimmy Youngblood (Smith) a petty thief, as partner in crime. Powell panics when they two of are pulled over by two cops for tail lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith goes along with his crazy scheme. They drive out to a deserted onion field in Bakersfield, where one cop is killed and the other escapes. The film explores the consequences.

The Onion Field

What's The Genre Of The The Onion Field Movie?

Genres: Crime, Drama

Who Stars In The The Onion Field Movie?

When Was The Motion Picture The Onion Field Released?

Released: September 9, 1979

What's The Runtime Of The The Onion Field Movie?

Runtime: 122.0

How Popular Is The The Onion Field Movie?

Popularity Rating: 9.637

What Studio(s) Produced The The Onion Field Film?

Black Marble Productions

United States of America

Who Was On The Cast Of The Motion Picture The Onion Field?

Det. Karl Francis Hettinger John Savage
Gregory Ulas Powell James Woods
Jimmy Lee 'Youngblood' Smith Franklyn Seales
Det. Ian James Campbell Ted Danson
Det. Sgt. Pierce R. Brooks Ronny Cox
Dist. Atty. Phil Halpin David Huffman
Jailhouse lawyer Christopher Lloyd
Helen Hettinger (as Diane Hull) Dianne Hull
Chrissie Campbell Priscilla Pointer
Greg's woman (as Beege Barkett) Beege Barkette
Beat Cop Richard Herd
Emmanuel McFadden Le Tari
Det. Glenn Bates Richard Venture
Billy Lee Weaver
Jimmy's Lawyer #2 Pat Corley
Mrs. Powell K Callan
Mr. Powell Sandy McPeak
Nana, Jimmy's grandmother Lillian Randolph
LAPD Captain Ned Wilson
Young Con William Sanderson

Who Was On The Crew Of The Onion Field The Movie?

Art — Production Design: Brian Eatwell
Crew — Cinematography: Charles Rosher Jr.
Directing — Director: Harold Becker
Editing — Editor: John W. Wheeler
Production — Casting: Lynn Stalmaster
Production — Producer: Walter Coblenz
Sound — Original Music Composer: Eumir Deodato
Writing — Novel: Joseph Wambaugh
Writing — Screenplay: Eric Roth
Writing — Screenplay: Joseph Wambaugh

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