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High-Ballin' (1978)

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

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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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Storyline

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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26 May 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Estrada do Medo  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

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 »

Connections

Referenced in El crack (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

High Rollin'
Written by Jerry Reed and Dick Feller
Sung by Jerry Reed
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A Lesson for the Ladies
10 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Women are referred to as "beavers", presumably because that's their most important asset. The heroine of this piece gets some foolish ideas that she can drive a truck, and live independently without taking orders from a man. In the end, of course, she learns that only men are capable of punching and killing each other, as well as women, and she accepts her rightful role. Heartwarming.


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