Bearcats!: Season 1, Episode 0

Powderkeg (1971)

TV Episode  -   -  Adventure
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 102 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 1 critic

Just before World War I, two adventurers are hired to bring back a hijacked train from Mexico.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 5667 titles
created 14 Mar 2013
 
a list of 614 titles
created 08 Apr 2013
 
a list of 1956 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 396 titles
created 9 months ago
 
list image
a list of 761 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Powderkeg (1971)

Powderkeg (1971) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bearcats!.
1 of 14 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Chucho Morales
...
Cyrus Davenport
...
Paco Morales
Tisha Sterling ...
Beth Parkinson
Melodie Johnson ...
Miss Baker
...
Ricardo Sandoval
...
Juanita Sierra-Perez
Joe De Santis
Jay Novello ...
Pablo Sandoval
William D. Gordon
...
(as Jim L. Brown)
Todd Martin
Edit

Storyline

A Mexican bandit is about to be executed in the United States. So his brother takes over a train and holds the passengers as hostages unless his brother is released. Now both the Americans and Mexicans are baffled as to what to do. But one of the passengers, who wrote the letter for their captor, has a suggestion; call Hank Brackett and Johnny Reech, two mercenaries. Which they do. And as expected they do come up with a plan but the President of the Railroad is not sure if it will work. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Adventure

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1971 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Released theatrically in the UK, as the supporting feature to The Chastity Belt (1971). See more »

Quotes

J.J. Foote: Them tarnation gas buggies are an abomination to the Lord. Yea, verily, the love a man beareth for his horse ain't never gonna be replaced by no bucket of bolts! Noisy, smelly, new-fangled contraption. You expect to leave that stack of smokin' scrap iron here to offend the noses of honest horses?
Johnny Reach: Oh, yes sir - and we expect you to guard it tenderly with loving care.
J.J. Foote: Me? Them things is against nature and all I stand for.
See more »

Connections

Followed by Bearcats! (1971) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Stands the test of time.
3 November 2000 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie again, 28 years after I first saw it on television in 1972. I remembered it as being a good movie, but I thought it might be "old" by today's standards. Not so. It has a good script, excellent direction, and fine acting all around. The "good guys" go after a Mexican bandit who has taken a passenger train hostage to insure that his brother isn't hanged in the United States. Good action fare.


8 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Bearcats! correction anne-boyle
Actors chemistry kenolting
Only 13 episodes? paudie
Dennis Cole - R.I.P. Keith100
DVD set coming out in May tdefores
Powderkeg Flickers-4
Discuss Powderkeg (1971) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?