The O. J. Simpson Story

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The O. J. Simpson Story
Written byStephen Harrigan
Directed byJerrold Freedman
StarringBobby Hosea
Jessica Tuck
David Roberson
James Handy
Kimberly Russell
Harvey Jason
Composer(s)Harald Kloser
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Robert Lovenheim
Producer(s)Bob Lemchen
Production location(s)West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Hollywood, California
Brentwood, California
CinematographyJeffrey Jur
Editor(s)Kimberley Bennett
Running time90 minutes
Production company(s)20th Century Fox Television
National Studios Inc.
Original networkFox
Picture formatColor
Audio formatStereo
Original release
  • January 31, 1995 (1995-01-31)

The O. J. Simpson Story is a 1995 American drama film directed by Jerrold Freedman and written by Stephen Harrigan. It stars Bobby Hosea, Jessica Tuck, David Roberson, James Handy, Kimberly Russell and Harvey Jason. It premiered on Fox on January 31, 1995.[1][2][3]


O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown is found murdered along with another man, named Ron Goldman, outside Nicole's Brentwood townhouse. Simpson is brought to the police station as a suspect. Over the course of the film, numerous flashbacks dramatizing various events in Simpson's life from his first meeting with Nicole in 1977, to growing up in San Francisco in the 1960s, to O.J. and Nicole's romance and marriage in 1985 which gradually decended into domestic squables over Simpson's selfish and controlling behavior to Nicole's decent into depression and drug use. Following the murders (which are never shown on-camera), Simpson panics and takes flight which ends with the infamous 'Bronco chase' and Simpson's arrest.



  1. ^ O'Connor, John J. (1995-01-31). "TELEVISION REVIEW; Now a Film About You-Know-What". Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  2. ^ Tim Gray (1995-01-30). "The O.J. Simpson Story". Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  3. ^ "The Oj Simpson Story Movie | Fox's 'O.J. Simpson Story' is docudrama at its worst". 1995-01-31. Retrieved 2018-03-20.

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