• Publication date: July 29, 2013

Just Cause

After eight years on death row, awaiting the electric chair, Bobby Earl decides to contact Professor of Law Paul Armstrong, to plead his case and save him from an unjust execution…

  • Publication date: July 29, 2013

Just Cause

Program data

Duration: 105

Production Year: 1995

MBC Max:

July 9, 2015 14:00 (KSA) ~ July 9, 2015 13:00 (CLT)

After eight years on death row, awaiting the electric chair, Bobby Earl Ferguson decides to contact Professor of Law Paul Armstrong, known to be opposed to capital punishment, to plead his case and save him from an unjust execution. Ferguson was convicted of raping and murdering a young white girl. Yet he tells Paul Armstrong that his confession was a result of torture, and points him in the direction of the man he believes to be the real killer. Yet the police will not listen…


  • Sean Connery as Paul Armstrong
  • Laurence Fishburne as Sheriff Tanny Brown
  • Kate Capshaw as Laurie Prentiss Armstrong
  • Blair Underwood as Bobby Earl Ferguson
  • Ed Harris as Blair Sullivan
  • Scarlett Johansson as Katie Armstrong

Directed by:  Arne Glimcher

Rating:  R for violence and strong language.