Release dateMay 19, 1996 WriterLionel Chetwynd, Jess Walter (book) CastLaura Dern (Vicki Weaver), Randy Quaid (Randy Weaver), Kirsten Dunst (Sara Weaver), Darren E. Burrows (Kevin Harris), G. W. Bailey (Ralph Coulter), Bradley Pierce (Sammy Weaver) Similar moviesThe Kingdom, Let's Be Cops, Untraceable, Salt, Anything for Her, The Secret in Their Eyes
TaglineA true story that shocked the nation.
The Siege at Ruby Ridge is a 1996 docudrama television film directed by Roger Young and written by Lionel Chetwynd about the confrontation between the family of Randy Weaver and the US federal government at Ruby Ridge in 1992. It was based on the book Every Knee Shall Bow by reporter Jess Walter. It originally aired as a two-part CBS miniseries entitled Ruby Ridge: An American Tragedy on May 19 and May 21, 1996. The miniseries was edited together to become the film, The Siege at Ruby Ridge.