The Chicago 8

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  • TV-14
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2011
  • Running time: 90 min
The Chicago 8 is the true story from the notorious 1968 trial that resulted when seven leaders of a Vietnam anti-war movement, and a member of the Black Panthers, were charged with conspiracy to incite devastating riots in Chicago. read more

The Chicago 8 is the true story from the notorious 1968 trial that resulted when seven leaders of a Vietnam anti-war movement, and a member of the Black Panthers, were charged with conspiracy to incite devastating riots in Chicago. Desperate to stop what they saw as an "immoral war", this group was ready to take on the establishment, express their freedom of speech by all means necessary, while paying a price for their actions.

Original Release

06/04/2011

US Release

06/04/2011

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Cast

Gary Cole Bill Kunstler
Philip Baker Hall Judge Julius Hoffman
Orlando Jones Bobby Seale
Danny Masterson Jerry Rubin
Mayim Bialik Nancy Kurshan
Thomas Ian Nicholas Abbie Hoffman
Steven Culp Thomas Foran
Aaron Abrams Lee Weiner
David Julian Hirsh Tom Hayden
Scott Lowell Richard Schultz
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Pinchas Perry

Writers

Pinchas Perry

Cast

Gary Cole Bill Kunstler
Philip Baker Hall Judge Julius Hoffman
Orlando Jones Bobby Seale
Danny Masterson Jerry Rubin
Mayim Bialik Nancy Kurshan
Thomas Ian Nicholas Abbie Hoffman
Steven Culp Thomas Foran
Aaron Abrams Lee Weiner
David Julian Hirsh Tom Hayden
Scott Lowell Richard Schultz
Peter MacKenzie David Dellinger
Jamie Elman John Froines
Lauren Glazier Anita Hoffman
Bret Harrison Rennie Davis
Darren Criss Yippie Man / Yippee Man
Meta Golding Leslie Seale
Andy Hirsch Leonard Weinglass
Mykel Shannon Jenkins Black Panther
Lochlyn Munro Stehlin
Steven Schub Phil Ochs

Producers

Pinchas Perry Executive Producer
David Albert Pierce Executive Producer
Al Bravo Producer
Shirly Brener Producer
Kate Connor Producer
Alain Jakubowicz Producer
James Mathers Producer
Eduardo Nieto Producer

Editors

Colleen Halsey, Richard Halsey

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