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

R  |   |  Drama  |  1 February 1980 (Spain)
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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.

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Ceil Ryder
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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)  »

Also Known As:

I epistrofi tou Red Ryder  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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The picture's source 1973 stage-play by playwright Mark Medoff, who also wrote the film's script, won three Obie (or Off-Broadway Theater) Awards in 1974. Obies are given to productions staged Off-Broadway and awarded by The Village Voice newspaper. The play also won a 1974 Drama Desk Award. See more »

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Lyle Striker: Service is the name of the game.
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References Ben-Hur (1959) See more »

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Tequila
Written by Chuck Río
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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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