The Defiant Ones


2h 1986

Brief Synopsis

A movie about two escaping chain gang prisoners, one white and one black, who hate each other, but in their flight for freedom, find they'll do almost anything to survive, including becoming friends.

Film Details

Also Known As
Defiant Ones
Release Date
1986

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A movie about two escaping chain gang prisoners, one white and one black, who hate each other, but in their flight for freedom, find they'll do almost anything to survive, including becoming friends.

Film Details

Also Known As
Defiant Ones
Release Date
1986

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States January 5, 1986

The plot was first used by director Stanley Kramer in his 1958 feature film with the same title, starring Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier.

The original broadcast date was 10/27/85, which was pre-empted by the seventh game of the World Series.