West of Memphis Movie

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Who's Involved:

Ken Kamins, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Amy Berg, Damien Echols

Release Date:

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 (Limited)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Starting with a searing examination of the police investigation into the 1993 murders of three, eight year old boys Christopher Byers, Steven Branch and Michael Moore in the small town of West Memphis, Arkansas, the film reveals the story from the inside. West of Memphis uncovers new evidence surrounding the arrest and conviction of the other three victims of this shocking crime – Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley; all three of whom were teenagers at the time of their arrests and all three of whom were imprisoned for crimes they did not commit.

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Crew: Who's making West of Memphis

A look at the West of Memphis behind-the-scenes crew and production team.


Amy Berg



Damien Echols
Peter Jackson
Ken Kamins
Fran Walsh

Production Company

WingNut Films

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Key Facts

  1. The film will have its' world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival on Friday, January 20th. Presented by Academy Award-winners Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh.

Filming Timeline

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Completed status.

West of Memphis Release Date: When was it released?

West of Memphis was released in 2012 on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 (Limited release). There were 3 other movies released on the same date, including Parental Guidance, Les Misérables and Django Unchained.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

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