Conviction

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Conviction is a made-for-television biopic about Carl Upchurch, a hardcore felon who managed to educate himself and developed a spiritual awakening during one of his numerous stints inside prison. He began to spread his message to other inmates, and... read more

Conviction is a made-for-television biopic about Carl Upchurch, a hardcore felon who managed to educate himself and developed a spiritual awakening during one of his numerous stints inside prison. He began to spread his message to other inmates, and soon he was asked to help mediate problems between some of the most feared street gangs in the country. Directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan, Conviction stars Omar Epps as Upchurch and features supporting turns from Dana Delany and Charles S. Dutton. The film first aired in 2002.

Original Release

09/29/2002

US Release

09/29/2002

Cast

Omar Epps Carl Upchurch
Dana Delany Martha
Charles S. Dutton Carl's Father
Anthony 'Treach' Criss Tank (as Treach)
Kyle Kass Demetrius Conamacher (as Kyle Kassardjian)
Benz Antoine Dealer Con
Aaron Ashmore Whiff
Dean Bernard Convict #1
Joanne Boland Tracy
Joe Bostick Man being robbed
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Kevin Rodney Sullivan

Writers

Carl Upchurch, Jon Huffman

Cast

Omar Epps Carl Upchurch
Dana Delany Martha
Charles S. Dutton Carl's Father
Anthony 'Treach' Criss Tank (as Treach)
Kyle Kass Demetrius Conamacher (as Kyle Kassardjian)
Benz Antoine Dealer Con
Aaron Ashmore Whiff
Dean Bernard Convict #1
Joanne Boland Tracy
Joe Bostick Man being robbed
Jim Calarco Parole Board Chairman (as James Calarco)
Desmond Campbell Angry Man
Karl Campbell Huge Con
Conrad Coates Well Dressed Man
Stan Coles Chaplain
K.C. Collins Bo (as Chris Collins)
Matt Cooke Sheriff Stark
Matthew Cooke Batter
Philip Craig Dean Castor
Tony Devon Tito

Producers

Editors

Jeff Freeman

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