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The Onion Field

The Onion Field

That happened in the onion field is true. But the real crime is what happened after.Sep. 09, 1979USA122 Min.R
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In Los Angeles in 1963, cops Karl Hettinger and Ian Campbell prevent a car with suspicious searching guys interior. The two, Greg Powell and Jimmy Lee Smith, are in reality small-time hoods who rob liquor and convenience shops for highly small quantities of coins. The hoodlums take the two policeman prisoner and power them out to an onion discipline in Bakersfield California. There, Campbell is killed at the same time as Hettinger escapes. Greg Powell is quick arrested and blames the capturing on Jimmy. There starts offevolved a felony saga that will stretch out over many years. Although at first convicted and sentenced to demise, each Powell and Smith correctly enchantment main to re-trial after re-trial. Karl Hettinger meanwhile feels that he became somehow chargeable for his companion’s loss of life and need to were able to do more. He’s an emotional destroy and starts offevolved to shoplift finally being stuck and pressured to resign. Based on proper occasions. tt0079668

Original title The Onion Field
IMDb Rating 6.8 4,368 votes
TMDb Rating 6.2 49 votes



John Savage isKarl Hettinger
Karl Hettinger
James Woods isGregory Powell
Gregory Powell
Franklyn Seales isJimmy
Jimmy "Youngblood" Smith
Ted Danson isIan Campbell
Ian Campbell
Ronny Cox isPierce Brooks
Pierce Brooks
David Huffman isPhil Halpin
Phil Halpin
Christopher Lloyd isJailhouse Lawyer
Jailhouse Lawyer
Dianne Hull isHelen Hettinger
Helen Hettinger
Priscilla Pointer isChrissie Campbell
Chrissie Campbell
Beege Barkette isGreg's Woman
Greg's Woman

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