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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)

The adventures of two idiotic outlaw wannabees, Amos and Theodore.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Big Mac
Lt. Jim Ravencroft
Maj. T.P. Gaskill
Martha Osten (Blind Cabin Widow)
Sgt. Slaughter (chief soldier)
Captain Sherick
Hank Starrett (Bank-robber)
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Amos and Theodore the two bumbling outlaw wannabees from The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975) are back. They are trying to make it on their own. When they arrive at the town, all sorts of things go awry. They accidentally subdue the town's legendary lawman, "Wooly" Bill Hitchcock, thus enraging him into tracking them down. They also are accused of bank robbery, and they "enlist" in the Army, and burn down the fort. Amidst all this, the Army is beseiged by someone stealing their supplies. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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As belles, they were ding-dongs... they enlisted, and were rotten to the corps... and when things got hotter... they went to the cooler... now, they're on the loose again! See more »


Family | Comedy | Western


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Release Date:

27 June 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Trail's End  »

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Box Office


$5,450,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Did You Know?


Harry Morgan played a different character than he did in The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975). See more »


When the gang is being court marshaled and their buttons are being ripped off their blouses, Theodore is shown holding the ball from his ball and chain. After the buttons are torn off, Theodore doesn't have the ball in his hand, but in the very next scene as they are being led away, he is again holding the ball. See more »


Theodore Olevie: First thing we're going to do is open a bank account.
Amos Tucker: Now, is that different from opening a safe?
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Absolutely Hilarious!
17 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

I have never laughed so hard at a movie in my life. I'm very disappointed in the rating this comedy has gotten... this film was one of those rare sequels that surpasses the original. A definite must-see for all Tim Conway fans ("Where is your horn, little boy blue.")

Granted, there are some smarmy moments... but Tim and Don shine in this comedy for the whole family!

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