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When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979)

Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.

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Cheryl
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Teddy
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Angel Childress
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Grandma Childress
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Rhea Childress
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Clarisse Ethridge
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Richard Ethridge
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Stephen Ryder
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Lyle Striker
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Radio Preacher
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Ceil Ryder
Sherry Unger ...
Bar Floozy
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Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture. Written by Michael A Kortt <mkortt@une.edu.au>

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He's Gettin' Even with every woman whoever slapped your face - and every man who ever treated you like dirt! See more »

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1 February 1980 (Spain)  »

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I epistrofi tou Red Ryder  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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Brad Dourif played the role of Stephen in a stage production of the play. Dourif was asked to reprise the role for the film, but turned said offer down because he didn't want to work with Marjoe Gortner. See more »

Quotes

Teddy: [putting tape over Clarisse's mouth]
Teddy: I'm sorry.
Clarisse Ethridge: Are you?
Teddy: No, but I wish I was.
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References Mission: Impossible (1966) See more »

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She's About a Mover
Written by Doug Sahm
Performed by Sir Douglas Quintet
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Excellent film!!
14 June 2003 | by (Kansas) – See all my reviews

It's been over 20 years since I've seen this movie and it's every bit as good as I remember it. Marjoe Gortner is most convincing as a sociopath tormenting small town folks and passersby with a touching love story in the background. Great soundtrack too! When You Coming Back Red Ryder? deserves to be rereleased on DVD.


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