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Final Chapter: Walking Tall (1977)

Buford Pusser's last days as Sheriff of McNairy County, Tennessee in 1970 and his subsequent death in 1974.

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Aaron
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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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Unfortunately, a man who walks tall makes an awfully good target. See more »

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31 August 1977 (USA)  »

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Walking Tall: The Final Chapter  »

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

Goofs

When Bufford walks into Club Three Deuces to the right above the juke box is a LP cover tacked on the wall of 'KISS Destroyer'from 1976. Bufford Pusser died on August 21, 1974, 'KISS Destroyer' was released March 15, 1976. Either the set dresser/prop person was a KISS fan or they had no idea it would be out of place and just used what they had. See more »

Quotes

Buford Pusser: [to Dwana at the fair] Good times are just beginning... I can promise you that.
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Follows Walking Tall Part II (1975) See more »

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Lame
26 January 2003 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

Pusser was long dead by the time of this second sequel to WT, and it shows. The plot has Pusser preparing to have his exploits filmed by Hollywood! This has been done before, the most glaring example being JOLSON SINGS AGAIN where a lot of the story has to do with Al Jolson's life being turned into a Hollywood biography, which was released as THE JOLSON STORY several years earlier. At least that film had music. This one has the poor man's Joe Don Baker, Bo Svensson, starring for the second time as Pusser and barely able to swing the man's big hickory stick. Svensson also starred in a short-lived TV series, a truly awful series. Talk about milking something to death.


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