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Final Chapter: Walking Tall (1977)

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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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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In Walking Tall Parts I & II, we told the story of Buford Pusser, a big man with a big stick who stood up and did what he had to do. He showed all of America how to walk tall, and they called him a hero for it. Now, see what America does to her heroes. See more »

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Not the first time that a character in a biopic has a meta moment where he watches himself in a screen adaptation of his life. Following the success of The Jolson Story (1946), the sequel Jolson Sings Again (1949) included a plot thread where Al Jolson is involved with a Hollywood biopic about him. Similarly, in the Doris Day comedy spy caper Caprice (1967), Day's character goes to the cinema to watch a film called Caprice (1967) starring Doris Day. See more »

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Leif Garret and his sister Dawn Lyn play the Pusser children in all 3 Walking Tall films. In The Final Chapter they show the filming of the first Walking Tall. Either someone didn't' do research or realize that this was a goof. See more »

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The Boss: [to his assistant after hanging up the phone on Witter] That contract on Witter... Go through with it.
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OK this movie should be in the bottom 100
21 July 2005 | by (N.B Canada) – See all my reviews

The first movie in the series what fantastic and the second was just horrible because they change the actors a little bit and now the 3rd movie in the series is just horrible.

The first movie in the series had a lot to tell about Bufford Pusser's life and the second in the series had just had few thing that really happened to Bufford but not enough to make it interesting and now the 3rd movie in the series is just horrible worst then the second one and this one doesn't tell anything real about Bufford life except for when he died at the end.

If anyone if planning on watching this movie you should not watch this one and just watch the first in the series its more interesting then this one.Please don't waste your time watching this movie go on and make coffee instead.


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