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Murphy's Law Details


An officer of the law becomes a wanted man while trailing a killer in this crime drama. Jack Murphy ([[Performer~P8686~Charles Bronson~charlesbronson]]) is a police detective who helped to put Joan Freeman ([[Performer~P66677~Carrie Snodgress~carriesnodgress]]), a psychotic murderer, behind bars ten years ago. However, Joan is now back on the street and determined to get revenge on Jack. She kills Jack's ex-wife and her new husband, and she cleverly frames the detective for the crime. Jack is arrested and taken into custody handcuffed to Arabella McGee ([[Performer~P116796~Kathleen Wilhoite~kathleenwilhoite]]), a rough-and-ready young hoodlum picked up for theft. Jack is able to escape, and has to track down Joan in order to clear his name with Arabella as his unwitting accomplice. Murphy's Law also features [[Performer~P70972~Lawrence Tierney~lawrencetierney]] and [[Performer~P61295~Richard Romanus~richardromanus]]. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:April 18, 1986


Charles Bronson
as Jack Murphy
Kathleen Wilhoite
as Arabella McGee
Carrie Snodgress
as Joan Freeman
Robert F. Lyons
as Art Penney
Angel Tompkins
as Jan
Richard Romanus
as Frank Vicnezo
Bill Henderson
as Ben Wilcove
James Luisi
as Ed Reineke
Clifford A. Pellow
as Lt. Nachman
Brooks Wachtel
as Maitre d'
Cal Haynes
as Reese
Dennis Hayden
as Sonny
Don Brodie
as Old Man
Frank Annese
as Kelly
Frank Bove
as Guard
Gerald Berns
as Young Cop
Graham Timbes
as Detective
David Hayman
as Jack
Greg Finley
as Booking Sergeant
Joseph Spallina Roman
as Carl
John F. McCarthy
as Patrol Cop
Charlie Brewer
as Security Guard
Janet MacLachlan
as Dr. Lovell
Janet Rotblatt
as Mrs. Vincenzo
Jerome Thor
as Judge Kellerman
Jerry Lazarus
as Lawyer
John Hawker
as Hotel Guest
Hans Howes
as Santana
Lawrence Tierney
as Cameron
Leigh Lombardi
as Stewardess
Linda Harwood
as Waitress
Lisa Vice
as Blonde
Mischa Hausserman
as Dave Manzarek
Nancie Clark
as Restaurant Patron
Paul McCallum
as Hog
Paul McCauley
as Bailiff
Randall Carver
as Mechanic
Richard Hochberg
as Man With Glasses
Robert Axelrod
as Hotel Clerk
Bert Williams
as Police Capt
Tony Montero
as Max
Wheeler Henderson
as Woman in Bathroom


J. Lee Thompson
Pancho Kohner
Gail Morgan Hickman
Alex Phillips, Jr.
Marc Donahue
Composer (Music Score)
Valentine McCallum
Composer (Music Score)
Paul McCallum
Kathleen Wilhoite
Jim Cushinery
William Cruse
Production Designer
Jill Ireland
Gail Morgan Hickman
Associate Producer
Yoram Globus
Executive Producer
Menahem Golan
Executive Producer
Whitney Brooke Wheeler
Set Designer
Shelley Komarov
Costume Designer