- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 31 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: February 4, 2003
- Originally Released: 1988
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times -
"...[If MESSENGER OF DEATH] were a novel, it could be called a decent page-turner....A creditable, professional job..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/20/1988
"...MESSENGER OF DEATH is a solid, efficient mystery, crisply directed by J. Lee Thompson..."
Religious fanaticism and corporate greed lace a tale of murder within a renegade Mormon sect. What the cops can't do to solve the crime, an intrepid reporter takes upon himself, with violent results. Charles Bronson and director J. Lee Thompson are teamed once again in this action/mystery.
Denver crime reporter Garret Smith tracks down a serial killer who preys on a group of Mormons who have broken away from the church's mainstream.
- Filmed in Denver, Grand Junction, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado, and in Los Angeles, California, with color by TVC. Filming began January 6, 1988. Ultra-Stero Sound.
- Released in USA September 16, 1988. Released on video March 8, 1989.