The Park Is Mine (1986 film)

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The Park Is Mine
The Park Is Mine VideoCover.jpeg
Written byStephen Peters (novel)
Lyle Gorch (screenplay)
Directed bySteven Hilliard Stern
StarringTommy Lee Jones
Helen Shaver

Eric Peterson

Yaphet Kotto
Theme music composerChristopher Franke
Edgar Froese
Johannes Schmoelling
(Tangerine Dream)
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Denis Héroux
John Kemeny
CinematographyLaszlo George
Editor(s)Ronald Sanders
Running time102 minutes
Production company(s)International Cinema
Ramble Film Productions
HBO Premiere Films
DistributorAstral Films
20th Television
Original networkHBO
Original release6 October 1985 (USA)
3 January 1986 (Canada)

The Park Is Mine is a Canadian-American drama television film based on the novel of the same name by Stephen Peters. The film focuses on Vietnam War veteran, Mitch (Tommy Lee Jones), who takes forceful control of Central Park to remember those who served and died in the Vietnam War and draw attention to veterans' issues.[1]



The film was released in 1985 on VHS by Key Video. It had originally been released on DVD overseas, but not in the United States, save for bootlegs. However, on December 13, 2016, Kino Lorber released the first official Blu-ray Disc and DVD.[2]


The Park Is Mine
Soundtrack album by
GenreElectronic music
Tangerine Dream chronology
Dead Solid Perfect
The Park Is Mine
L'Affaire Wallraff (The Man Inside)

The Park Is Mine is the sixteenth soundtrack album released Tangerine Dream and their forty-second released album overall. It was recorded in 1985 but not released until 1991. All tracks were composed by Edgar Froese, Christopher Franke, and Johannes Schmoelling.[3][4]

1."The Park Is Mine (Main Title)"1:16
2."Fatal Fall/Funeral"2:16
3."The Letter (Parts 1 & 2)"5:18
4."Taking the Park (Parts 1 & 2)"8:28
5."Swatting S.W.A.T."7:23
6."Love Theme"3:32
7."The Helicopter Attack"4:40
9."We're Running Out of Time"1:01
10."The Claymore Mine/Stalking"5:22
11."The Final Confrontation/The Park is Yours!"3:34
12."Finale/End Credits"6:19


  1. ^ "IMDB".
  2. ^ "The Park is Mine on sale at Amazon".
  3. ^ The Park Is Mine at Discogs
  4. ^ Berling, Michael (29 September 2016). "Dead Solid Perfect". Voices in the Net.

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