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The Ambush Murders is a 1982 television movie. Dorian Harewood and James Brolin star in the movie. The movie version is based on Ben Bradlee Jr.’s book about an African-American political activist who was wrongfully accused and convicted for the murder of two white policemen. James Brolin plays an attorney who thinks that the political activist is innocent. He offers his services, but the activist is wary of white lawyers whom he sees as part of a corrupt white criminal justice system. The lawyer, however, finds importance evidence that can prove his client innocent. This is an important film that raises questions that still resonate today.

Not Rated
| 1982 | 1 hr 40 min | 6.1/10
James Brolin, Dorian Harewood, Alfre Woodard, Robert G. Denison
Steven Hilliard Stern

Also starring Dorian Harewood

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