Dead Man Out


1h 30m 1989

Brief Synopsis

An "HBO Showcase" television movie about a battle of wits between a disturbed death-row inmate and his prison psychiatrist who is charged with deciding if the prisoner is insane -- thereby saving him from the gas chamber -- or faking insanity -- a determination that would send him to his death.

Film Details

Also Known As
Dead Man, HBO Showcase (03/12/89)
Release Date
1989
Production Company
HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Hbo Entertainment
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Laval Prison, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Bordeaux Prison, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

An "HBO Showcase" television movie about a battle of wits between a disturbed death-row inmate and his prison psychiatrist who is charged with deciding if the prisoner is insane -- thereby saving him from the gas chamber -- or faking insanity -- a determination that would send him to his death.

Film Details

Also Known As
Dead Man, HBO Showcase (03/12/89)
Release Date
1989
Production Company
HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Hbo Entertainment
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Laval Prison, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Bordeaux Prison, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States January 26, 1989

Aired in United States March 12, 1989

Shown at the United States Film Festival, Park City, Utah on January 26, 1989.

Began shooting August 1988.

Completed shooting September 1988.

"Dead Man Out" is the first HBO original drama to be presented in a Spanish-enhanced version in selected markets.

Original title: "Dead Man."