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High-Ballin' (1978)

 -  Action | Drama  -  26 May 1978 (USA)
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Two truck drivers fight off thugs who have been hired to drive them out of business.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rane
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Duke
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Pickup
Chris Wiggins ...
King Caroll
Chris Langevin ...
Tanker (as Christopher Langevin)
David Ferry ...
Harvey
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Buzz
Leslie Carlson ...
Bud (as Les Carlson)
Myrna Lorrie ...
Country Singer
Mary Pirie ...
Vonetta
Prairie Oyster ...
Country Band
Wendy Thatcher ...
Hijacker
Arnie Achtman ...
Cue
Ardon Bess ...
Policeman
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Warehouseman
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Two truck drivers fight off thugs who have been hired to drive them out of business.

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Truckin' is one thing, High-Ballin' is another, and the way they do it is something else!

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Action | Drama

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Release Date:

26 May 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Estrada do Medo  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The film is set in the U.S., but in the climactic scenes Toronto's C.N. Tower appears in the middle distance; much too close for any U.S. location, even in New York state. See more »


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High Rollin'
Written by Jerry Reed and Dick Feller
Sung by Jerry Reed
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A long haul of what?
15 July 2013 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

This movie is made for truckers in the day of having long hauls, long distance traveling, and suddenly, there are hijackers in the wait. Life is a gamble, especially in the trucking field. Being an independent contractor is one thing, working for a big company is another. It's best to stick with strong friends when you back's against the wall. Jerry Reed, fresh from the first "Smokey and the Bandit" get to ride the big rigs again. This time, he's a struggling trucker who gets to stand up to the big boss of a trucking company who is forcing the independents off the roads and drive them out of business. King Carroll(Chris Wiggins) runs a big company who will do anything to keep the indies off the road. When one of the truckers(Lex Tyrell) is head of a hijacking ring for Carroll. He had one trucker jumped. And when a former stuntman named Rane (Peter Fonda) , joins the Iron Duke (Reed), along with Pickup(Helen Shaver) the back up is all here. This movie is more like a western, only with diesel "horses". There was a lot of action there. Some silliness added though, but I enjoyed it very much. This movie is for truckers. 2 out of 5 stars.


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