MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,624 this week

Standing Tall (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  21 January 1978 (USA)
6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 29 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Set in Montana in the year 1934, a half-breed rancher and his wife are harassed by a ruthless land robber, who forces them to stand tall and defend their land, life and dignity.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 765 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Standing Tall" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Standing Tall (TV Movie 1978)

Standing Tall (TV Movie 1978) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Standing Tall.
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In this strange western version of JAWS, Wild Bill Hickok hunts a white buffalo he has seen in a dream. Hickok moves through a variety of uniquely authentic western locations - dim, filthy,... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Stars: Charles Bronson, Jack Warden, Will Sampson
Fish Hawk (1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An embittered, hard-drinking Indian finds himself befriending a young white farmboy, and together they determine to help him end his drinking problems and return to his former life.

Director: Donald Shebib
Stars: Will Sampson, Don Francks, Charles Fields
Walking Tall (1973)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Based on the life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser whom almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his family life and nearly his own life.

Director: Phil Karlson
Stars: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.

Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George
Walking Tall (2004)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.

Director: Kevin Bray
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Scott, Johnny Knoxville
Stand Tall (1997)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Mark Nalley
Stars: Boyer Coe, Carla Ferrigno, Lou Ferrigno
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Luke Shasta
...
Lonny Moon
...
Nate Rackley
...
Sheriff Brumfield
Ron Hayes ...
Elroy Bones
...
George Fewster
...
Jill Shasta
...
Major Roland Hartline
Faith Quabius ...
Anne Klinger
Dani Janssen ...
Ginny Tarver
...
Bob Workett
Robert Gentry ...
Tom Sparkman
Eddie Firestone ...
Strickland
Bryan Montgomery ...
Captain Earl Hinton
Regis Cordic ...
Hodges
Edit

Storyline

Set in Montana in the year 1934, a half-breed rancher and his wife are harassed by a ruthless land robber, who forces them to stand tall and defend their land, life and dignity.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 January 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Implacable decisión  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A fairly good TV western, worth a look !
6 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this on TV the late 70's, and was surprised to see how well it holds up nearly 3 decades later. Although the story of a harassed rancher has been done many times, the casting and writing here were a notch above the ordinary.

Robert Forster was very good here, with great support from Linda Evans. Chuck Connors (of Rifleman fame) was very good in this film... he was a much better actor than most folks realize. Buck Taylor is also featured in this interesting film. Fans of westerns, family drama and outdoor films should really enjoy this one.

The film is available on VHS, but I have yet to see it out on DVD. Check this one out !


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Set in Montana jaynes-1
Discuss Standing Tall (1978) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?