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A Small Town in Texas (1976)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Crime  |  24 November 1976 (Sweden)
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A crooked sheriff in a small Southern town frames an ex-convict in a drug bust and takes his girlfriend.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Poke Jackson
Mary Lee
Sheriff Duke
C.J. Crane
Hank Rolike ...
Bull Parker
Clay Tanner ...
Mark Silva ...
Santos Reyes ...
Jesus Mendez
Debi Bieberly ...
Mrs. Carter
Buford Tyler (as Claude Ennis Starrett Jr.)
James N. Harrell ...
Old Codger
Ron McPherson ...
P.R. Man


After doing five years in prison on a drug charge, Poke is returns to his hometown intent on taking his sweetheart Mary Lee (and their child) away with him to California. His plan hits a snag, however, when he discovers that since his incarceration, Mary Lee has taken up with Duke, the very sheriff who put Poke behind bars in the first place. Things turn even worse for Poke when he later witnesses Duke assassinating a local hispanic politician. Now with Duke out for his blood, Poke must choose to run for his life or make a stand. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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All Poke wanted was to get his girl and get out. All the Sheriff wanted... was to get Poke.


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Release Date:

24 November 1976 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

A caminho do Texas  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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During most of the chase scenes, the cars that Poke and Duke are driving change alternately from 1972 to 1973 Plymouths. See more »


C.J. Crane: [to Duke] You wouldn't bullshit ol C.J. now would ya?
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Fun movie with 70's flair

This movie was a cross between BILLY JACK, DUKES OF HAZZARD and that's it. It was a fun movie. Tim Bottoms is always a good person to watch act. The ending was sudden and typical of that decade of movies.

If it's on, see it.

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