The Life of David Gale

The Life of David Gale (2003)

The crime is clear. The truth is not.

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
  • Release Date: 2003-02-21
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 1096 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 10min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Mikona Productions GmbH & Co. KG
  • Production Country: Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
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A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

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  • Kevin Spacey

    as David Gale
  • Kate Winslet

    as Bitsey Bloom
  • Laura Linney

    as Constance Hallaway
  • Gabriel Mann

    as Zack Stemmons
  • Rhona Mitra

    as Berlin
  • Matt Craven

    as Dusty Wright
  • Melissa McCarthy

    as Nico the Goth Girl
  • Cleo King

    as Barbara Kreuster
  • Lee Ritchey

    as Joe Mullarkey
  • Brandy Little

    as Motel Waitress
  • Jim Beaver

    as Duke Grover
  • Leon Rippy

    as Braxton Belyeu
  • Jesse De Luna

    as Supervising Guard
  • Vernon Grote

    as Door Guard
  • Larissa Wolcott

    as Jo Edna the Babysitter
  • Sean Hennigan

    as Ross
  • Charles Sanders

    as John
  • Marco Perella

    as TV Host
  • Michael Crabtree

    as Governor Hardin
  • Julio Cedillo

    as Officer Ramirez
  • Christopher Meister

    as Officer Hasermann
  • Cliff Stephens

    as University President
  • James Huston

    as DeathWatch Chief / TV Reporter
  • Chris Warner

    as Hospital Orderly
  • Julia Lashae

    as New Homeowner
  • Matthew Posey

    as Inmate Cook
  • Lynn Mathis

    as Warden
  • Robert Lott

    as Bullhorn Protester
  • Mark Voges

    as Bullhorn Protester
  • Katherine Willis

    as Bullhorn Protester
  • Amparo Moreno

    as Sharon's Maid
  • Janis Kelly

    as Liú
  • Barbara Petricini-Buxton

    as TV Reporter
  • Asia De Marcos

    as TV Reporter
  • Amparo García

    as TV Reporter
  • Kirk Sisco

    as TV Reporter
  • Cassandra L. Small

    as TV Reporter
  • Oliver Tull

    as TV Reporter
  • George Haynes

    as Interviewee
  • Kathy Lamkin

    as Interviewee
  • Constance Jones

    as Reporter A.J. Roberts
  • Cindy Waite

    as Margie
  • Kimberly Tortorice

    as Grad Student
  • Katie Lott

    as Berlin's Classmate
  • Noah Truesdale

    as Jamie
  • Chuck Cureau

    as Greer
  • Mike Fontaine

    as TV Assistant Director
  • Elizabeth Gast

    as Sharon Gale
  • Chris Drewy

    as Radio Shed Executive
  • Jeff Gibbs

    as Josh
  • Katina Potts

    as Rosie
  • Katherine James

    as Beth
  • Cindy Michelle

    as Constance's Doctor
  • Jennifer Dorsey

    as College Girl
  • Maurice Moore

    as Belyeu's Clerk
  • Brenda Sendejo

    as Belyeu's Assistant
  • Rick Morrow

    as Section 1835 Guard
  • Julia Kay-Laskowski

    as TV Soprano
  • Donald Braswell

    as TV Tenor
  • Jack Gould

    as Chaplain
  • Jack Watkins

    as Photographer
  • Gwyn Little

    as Religious Woman
  • Patrick Fries

    as News Cameraman
  • Pilar Ferreiro

    as Barcelona Neighbor
  • Claudia Parker

    as Mail Girl
  • Joan Gispert

    as Guillermo
  • Mark Richardson

    as Timur
  • Justin Lavender

    as Calaf
  • David Dahl

    as TV Reporter
  • Catenya McHenry

    as TV Reporter
  • Brian Orr

    as TV Reporter
  • Michelle Valen

    as TV Reporter
  • Tanya Zieger

    as TV Reporter
  • Nick Dawson

    as Interviewee
  • Steve Flanagin

    as Interviewee
  • Evelyn Lindsey

    as Interviewee
  • T.J. McFarland

    as Interviewee
  • Deborah Abbott

    as Protestor (uncredited)
  • Stacy Lynn Austin

    as Traveler (uncredited)
  • Jerry M. Barker

    as Concerned Man (uncredited)
  • Richard R. Bartholomew

    as Businessman (uncredited)
  • Keith Bright

    as Texas Governor's Aide (uncredited)
  • Ryan Brooks

    as College Student (uncredited)
  • Pei-San Brown

    as Flight Attendant (uncredited)
  • Dian Childs

    as Dayplayer (uncredited)
  • Starla Christian

    as Party Girl (uncredited)
  • Wade Couturiaux

    as College Student / Activist (uncredited)
  • Steve Crawford

    as Student (uncredited)
  • Constance Dasse

    as Protestor (uncredited)
  • Matthew J. Dunn

    as College Student (uncredited)
  • Ken Edwards

    as State Trooper / Lunch Patron (uncredited)
  • Nikki Folsom

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Ryan Hancock

    as Drinking Game Contestant (uncredited)
  • Garrett Hargrove

    as Coffee Boy (uncredited)
  • Peyton Hayslip

    as Doctor (uncredited)
  • David Scott Heck

    as Patient at AA Meeting (uncredited)
  • Reda Hicks

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Landon Kash

    as News Crew Cameraman (uncredited)
  • Robert H. Lambert

    as Airline Pilot (uncredited)
  • Gabriel R. Martinez

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Frank Matthews

    as Protester (uncredited)
  • C.K. McFarland

    as Carla (uncredited)
  • Josh Meyer

    as Sports Bar Youth (uncredited)
  • Brent Mitchell

    as Governor's Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Cindy Palla

    as Victim's Mother (uncredited)
  • Roger Eduardo Palomino

    as Background Reporter (uncredited)
  • Alan Parker

    as Partygoer (uncredited)
  • Paul A. Partain

    as Alcoholic (uncredited)
  • Keith Poulson

    as College Student / Activist (uncredited)
  • Glen Powell Sr.

    as Prison Guard (uncredited)
  • George Renteria

    as Protestor (uncredited)
  • Nicole R. Roberts

    as Protester / Party Girl (uncredited)
  • Michael Schmid

    as Protestor (uncredited)
  • Ryan Schneider

    as Protester (uncredited)
  • Robin Simmons

    as Interviewee (uncredited)
  • Melanie Stovall

    as News Magazine Secretary (uncredited)
  • Danny Trevino

    as Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
  • Ryan Wickerham

    as Shooter at Rally (uncredited)
  • Michele Williams

    as Flight Attendant (uncredited)
  • Christine Wolf

    as 6th St. Club Patron (uncredited)
  • Willie Wright

    as Prison Guard (uncredited)
Production Juliet Taylor Casting
Production Howard Feuer Casting
Production Nicolas Cage Producer
Costume & Make-Up Renee Ehrlich Kalfus Costume Design
Directing K.C. Hodenfield Assistant Director
Production Patricia Kerrigan DiCerto Casting Associate
Editing Gerry Hambling Editor
Camera Michael Seresin Director of Photography
Directing Alan Parker Director
Production Alan Parker Producer
Art Jennifer Williams Art Direction
Art Jennifer Williams Set Decoration
Camera David Appleby Still Photographer
Art Steve Arnold Art Direction
Production Guy East Executive Producer
Production Nigel Sinclair Executive Producer
Production Norman Golightly Co-Executive Producer
Production Moritz Borman Executive Producer
Art Geoffrey Kirkland Production Design
Crew Russell Towery Stunts
Production David Wimbury Line Producer
Sound Alex Parker Original Music Composer
Sound Jake Parker Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Tania McComas Makeup Artist
Crew Kevin LaRosa Pilot
Crew Jack Lynch Special Effects
Crew Doug Coleman Stunt Coordinator
Production Tobin Armbrust Executive In Charge Of Production
Directing Gina Grande Script Supervisor
Crew Barbara Muschietti Thanks
Art Jann K. Engel Set Designer
Sound Graham Sutton Music Editor
Crew Simon Stanley-Clamp Digital Effects Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Nicci Schinman Set Costumer
Crew Kerry Rossall Stunt Coordinator
Editing Tom Harrison-Read Assistant Editor
Visual Effects Yves De Bono Special Effects Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Martin Samuel Key Hair Stylist
Writing Charles Randolph Screenplay
Production Alma Kuttruff Unit Production Manager
Crew Ken Gorrell Special Effects
Crew Russell Tyrrell Special Effects
Visual Effects Mark Bakowski Digital Compositors
Production Drew Dillard Location Manager
Production Lisa Davidson Production Coordinator
Production Jennifer Dorsey Casting Assistant
Production Lisa Moran Co-Producer
Production Randi Chugerman Casting Assistant
Production Cheryl White-Kurtz Casting Assistant
Art Joey Hudgins Location Scout
Art Robert Steven White Location Scout
Crew Rod Tinney Pilot