A gambler kills the sheriff of a small village in an accident. But as nobody believes him, he is condemned to a long sentence in prison.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ron Lewis
Conny Van Dyke ...
Susan Barrett
Gabriel Dell ...
Vince Greeson
Sal Viccarrone
Sam Perry
Warren J. Kemmerling ...
Sen. Tatum
Joshua Bryant ...
Andrew Ney
Hunter von Leer ...
Les Lannom ...
Deputy Allison


Gambler Ron Lewis wins the jackpot but is ambushed later on the street outside. In self defense he kills a cop and is sentenced to four years of prison. He vows to make a bloody revenge on the mayor and the police commissioner. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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He was taken by everyone, for everything he had. All he had left was one obsession. To get even. To pay them back two for one. See more »


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August 1975 (USA)  »

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Ahdistettu  »

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Final film of veteran director Phil Karlson. See more »


I'll Never Make It Easy
Written by Ben Peters
Sung by Conny Van Dyke
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Worthy follow-up from the original WALKING TALL team
22 June 2008 | by (Williamsburg, VA) – See all my reviews

I was finally able to see this thanks to the new Legend DVD release. Just like WALKING TALL before it, the film certainly covers a lot of ground and hits about 50 different genres including Southern revenge, police corruption, political corruption, rape-revenge, prisons, mean guards, gambling, mafia, hit men, and lounge acts. As always, Joe Don Baker is great as the rugged Southern type who seeks personal justice. In the end, the script tends to be a bit flabby and it could have been cut down by about 20 minutes though. Make sure to keep an eye out for a stunt involving a car vs. train that is insane. No way anyone in Hollywood would attempt that today!

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