Trucker Clayton Ray Davis is on the verge of financial ruin. His truck is about to be repossesed and he sees no way out. So when Pinky Pinchus approaches him with an opportunity to make ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Clayton Pfanner
K.W. Hicks
Jesse Pfanner
Lou Frizzell ...
Pinky Pincus
Jennings (as Bill Bryant)
Albert Popwell ...
Bobby 'Bob' Hicks
Bob Schott ...
Tiny Pollard
'Go' Trucker
Robert F. Hoy ...
Scott Thompson ...


Trucker Clayton Ray Davis is on the verge of financial ruin. His truck is about to be repossesed and he sees no way out. So when Pinky Pinchus approaches him with an opportunity to make some easy cash by hauling some rustled cattle, Clayton decides to take a chance. Written by Jim Beaver <>

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He delivered his own brand of justice on a rampage of revenge.... [Video] [Australia]




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6 December 1978 (USA)  »

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Fast Lane Fever  »

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The tractor in this film is a White Western Star. See more »


Clayton Pfanner: [saying goodbye to his ex-wife in a bar] Don't think it hasn't been real.
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Music and Lyrics by Charles Bernstein
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Not too bad for a TV trucker movie
13 May 2005 | by (South Dakota) – See all my reviews

James Brolin plays Clay. He drives a nice White Western Star conventional he calls the Outlaw. I guess that's Clay's CB handle too. He's always knocking the tires or polishing the truck. Rip Torn plays K.W., his co-driver. Clay and K.W. go across the country for the money, even crossing a picket line. K.W. tells Clay, "Let 'em hear Mary!" That must be a polite way of saying "Give 'em hell!" Somehow Clay needed more money, and he got into hauling rustled cattle or stealing trailers. His wife leaves him and says he's a boy. Clay says "I'm a man!" Well, Clay is in a mess. Could it be that this movie has an unhappy ending? Notice that when something breaks down, a bunch of other things break down at the same time.

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