Blood Feud

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  • Genre(s): Crime Drama
  • Release year: 1983
  • Running time: 193 min
Blood Feud is a 1983 American two-part, four-hour made-for-television crime drama film centering on the conflict between Jimmy Hoffa and Robert F. Kennedy in an 11-year span from 1957 until Kennedy's assassination in 1968. The 210-minute film was... read more

Blood Feud is a 1983 American two-part, four-hour made-for-television crime drama film centering on the conflict between Jimmy Hoffa and Robert F. Kennedy in an 11-year span from 1957 until Kennedy's assassination in 1968. The 210-minute film was directed by Mike Newell and written by Robert Boris. It stars Robert Blake as Hoffa and Cotter Smith as Kennedy with Danny Aiello and Brian Dennehy in supporting roles as union associates of Hoffa's.

Original Release

04/25/1983

US Release

04/25/1983

Cast

Robert Blake James Riddle 'Jimmy' Hoffa
Cotter Smith Robert F. Kennedy
Danny Aiello Randy Powers
Edward Albert Phil Wharton - Kennedy Committee Investigator
Brian Dennehy Edward Grady Partin - Hoffa Aide and Head of Teamsters Local 5, Baton Rouge
Douglas Dirkson Clark Mollenhoff - Labor Reporter
Sam Groom John F. Kennedy
Lance Henriksen Mel Pierce - Polygraph Operator
Michael Lerner Eddie Cheyfitz - Hoffa's Attorney
Sandy McPeak Capt. Hamilton - L.A. Police Department
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Mike Newell

Writers

Robert Boris

Cast

Robert Blake James Riddle 'Jimmy' Hoffa
Cotter Smith Robert F. Kennedy
Danny Aiello Randy Powers
Edward Albert Phil Wharton - Kennedy Committee Investigator
Brian Dennehy Edward Grady Partin - Hoffa Aide and Head of Teamsters Local 5, Baton Rouge
Douglas Dirkson Clark Mollenhoff - Labor Reporter
Sam Groom John F. Kennedy
Lance Henriksen Mel Pierce - Polygraph Operator
Michael Lerner Eddie Cheyfitz - Hoffa's Attorney
Sandy McPeak Capt. Hamilton - L.A. Police Department
Forrest Tucker Lyndon B. Johnson
Ernest Borgnine J. Edgar Hoover
Jose Ferrer Edward Bennett Williams - Hoffa's Attorney
Jim Antonio James Neal
Seymour Cassel Frank Kierdorff - Hoffa Enforcer / Torch
Michael V. Gazzo Johnny Masseta
Jordan Charney 'Crackdown on Crime' TV Commentator
Michael C. Gwynne
Jim Haynie Ned Tuckmill - Kennedy Contact in Seattle
Ron Karabatsos Tony Buono - Hoffa Lieutenant

Producers

Editors

John Farrell

1984Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1983EmmyOutstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
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