West of Memphis

West of Memphis
West of Memphis
  • R
  • 2h 27m
  • 2012
Certified Fresh96%
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Confirm current pricing with applicable retailer. All transactions subject to applicable license terms and conditions.
From Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Amy Berg (Deliver Us From Evil) in collaboration with the multiple Academy Award® winning team of Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, West Of Memphis tells the untold story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to stop the State of Arkansas from killing an innocent man. Told and produced by those who lived it, Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, the film uncovers new evidence surrounding the 1993 murders of three eight-year-old boys in the small town of West Memphis, Arkansas, and exposes the wrongful conviction of three teenagers who lost 18 years of their lives imprisoned for crimes they did not commit

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Certified Fresh96%
Critics Consensus: Both a sobering look at a true crime story and a scathing indictment of the American justice system, West of Memphis is a real-life horror story told with fury and compassion.
Reviews
Detroit News
Tom Long
Fresh

It's not a new story, true, but "West of Memphis" makes it both extremely personal and universally...

June 22, 2017
Seattle Times
Moira MacDonald
Fresh

A real-life horror story, made no less shocking by the familiarity of its early scenes.

June 14, 2019
Boston Globe
Ty Burr
Fresh

While the "Paradise Lost" films captured events as they unfolded in the heat of battle, "West of M...

June 22, 2017
Miami Herald
Rene Rodriguez
Fresh

And justice for all? Hardly.

June 14, 2019
More on Rotten Tomatoes

Additional Info

  • Genre:Documentary
  • Release Date:July 19, 2012
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
Resolution, color and audio quality may vary based on your device, browser and internet connection.Learn More

You Might Also Like...

New Releases

Yesterday
Shaft
Being Frank
The Parting Glass
Curious George: Royal Monkey
Adventures Of Dally & Spanky
Dark Phoenix
The Dead Don't Die
This One's for the Ladies
Cartoon Network: Steven Universe The Movie