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Trial by Fire (2018)

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The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.

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Edward Zwick

Writers:

Geoffrey Fletcher (screenplay by), David Grann (based on The New Yorker article by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Laura Dern ... Elizabeth Gilbert
Jack O'Connell ... Cameron Todd Willingham
Emily Meade ... Stacy Willingham
Jade Pettyjohn ... Julie Gilbert
Jeff Perry ... Hurst
Darren Pettie ... Peter Horton
Chris Coy ... Daniels
Blair Bomar ... Sandy
Carlos Gómez ... Fire Inspector
Joshua Mikel
Jason Douglas ... John H. Jackson
Rhoda Griffis ... Darlene
Katie McClellan ... Margaret Hays
Wayne Pére ... George Gilbert
William Tokarsky ... Man in the Stetson Hat
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The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.

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Taglines:

Stand for What's Right, Fight for What's True.

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Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, some violence, disturbing images, sexual material and brief nudity
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trial by Fire See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$78,712, 19 May 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$124,680, 23 May 2019
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Referenced in Talking Dead: Do Not Send Us Astray (2018) See more »

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Fantastic
12 May 2019 | by markhan2See all my reviews

Spectacular movie a must see by everyone. Don't miss this one. Some of the best acting ever top rate


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