To Serve and Protect 22 years old

Three generations of cops... one serial killer.

Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.


James Franco
James Franco

Matt Carr

Richard Crenna
Richard Crenna

Howard Carr

Craig T. Nelson
Craig T. Nelson

Tom Carr

Joanna Cassidy
Joanna Cassidy

Helen Carr

Amanda Detmer
Amanda Detmer

Tyler Harris-Carr

All Cast

Name Character
Joanna Cassidy She was 57, now 75 years old as Helen Carr
Craig T. Nelson He was 59, now 77 years old as Tom Carr
Richard Crenna He was 76, 76 years old when he died as Howard Carr
James Franco He was 24, now 43 years old as Matt Carr
Amanda Detmer She was 31, now 49 years old as Tyler Harris-Carr
John Corbett He was 41, now 60 years old as Brad


Name Department
Mary V. Buck as Casting. Production
Rodger Maus as Production Design. He was 70 (84) years old when He died Art
Erica Rogalla as Set Decoration. Art
Matthew W. Mungle as Makeup Effects Designer. He was 46 (now 64) years old Costume & Make-Up
Benjamin A. Weissman as Editor. Editing
Jean de Segonzac as Director. He was 53 (now 71) years old Directing
David Michael Frank as Music. He was 54 (now 72) years old Sound
Vincent Patrick as Writer. He was 68 (now 86) years old Writing
Eric Van Haren Noman as Cinematography. Crew
Susan Edelman as Casting. Production
Janet Lucas Lawler as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Mark Wolper as Executive Producer. Production
Keith Sayer as Key Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Elliot Friedgen as Producer. Production
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To Serve and Protect (22 years)

Three generations of cops... one serial killer.

  • Release day: Sunday, February 14, 1999
  • Runtime: 169 minutes