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Joshua (1976)

 -  Drama | Western  -  1 March 1977 (USA)
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A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother.

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Jed (as Calvin Bartlett)
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Sam's Wife
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Mexican Woman
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Rex (as Budd Stout)
Henry Kendrick ...
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Ralph Willingham ...
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Kathryn Jackson ...
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A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother.

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Rex: Must get lonely riding out there all alone.
Joshua: I got my horse.
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I am my mothers son
7 July 2009 | by (Osceola, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

Wow, what a great film, I can't believe how some of the reviewers did not enjoy this movie!!!! Sure some of the acting wasn't that great. The music really set the tone on Williamson's character. He was quiet, calculative and ominous. He wasn't riding to play no games, nor have much conversation - he was riding to avenge his mothers death and the music and lack of dialogue from him showed that.

Some people are just to critical on films like this. This movie was not made to win no Oscars or any other awards. It was made to entertain, and in my opinion it really did do just that for me. For those whom tend to be to critical I say - LIGHTEN UP!!! Just stop looking for things to complain about with a movie like this and just enjoy it.

Great film.


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