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Final Chapter: Walking Tall (1977)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  31 August 1977 (USA)
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This is the story of Buford Pusser's final days, not only of his life but also as Sheriff. It seems that times are changing and the people of Pusser's town, who once adored him are now ... See full summary »

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Simpson Hemphill ...
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This is the story of Buford Pusser's final days, not only of his life but also as Sheriff. It seems that times are changing and the people of Pusser's town, who once adored him are now fearing him and feel like it's time to make a change. And there are also some officials who feel the same way and are using every means to get rid of Pusser. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Premiered in theaters in the U.S. on August 10, 1977. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, where Buford is recollecting the ambush, when he brings the car to a stop, he gets out and runs around the front of the car, and pulls his wife out from the passengers side. In the original movie, He climbed over his wife, got out from the passengers side, and pulled her out of the car. See more »

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Robbie Teal: Are you going to send me to jail, Sheriff?
Buford Pusser: No son, I'm not
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Followed by A Real American Hero (1978) See more »

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Stick with the original.
9 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

You don't have to agree with its message to enjoy the first "Walking Tall". Certainly not as violent as the "Dirty Harry" pictures, but just as unsubtle, it was a powerful movie with a totally convincing, appropriately square performance by Joe Don Baker.

The first sequel, in which Baker was replaced by Bo Svenson, was a boring, by-the-numbers follow-up, with none of the force of the original.

The second sequel is even worse; talky and drab, it exploits (in an almost cannibalistic way) the first movie by lifting and recreating the most famous sequences from it. There are a few good moments (when Pusser picks up his trusty bat), but they are very scarce.


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