Rank: 78/100 in Top Movie 1979 – The Onion Field: That happened in the onion field is true. But the real crime is what happened after.

Movie Synopsis:
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.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: The Onion Field
  • Original Language: en
  • Release Date: 1979-09-09
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Crime Movie, Drama Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1979
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Black Marble Productions, AVCO Embassy Pictures
  • Production Countries: United States of America
  • Budget: $0.00
  • Revenue: $0.00
  • Running Time: 122 minutes
  • Director: Harold Becker
  • Actors: John Savage, James Woods, Franklyn Seales, Ted Danson, Ronny Cox
  • YB100 views Counts: 24
  • YB100 Likes: 3
  • Popularity: 5.515
  • Vote Count: 48
  • Vote Average: 6.2

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