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

 -  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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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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Tommy Clark
Alex Colon ...
Younger Mexican Man
Joe Hernandez ...
Older Mexican Man
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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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1 February 1980 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

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 Ben-Hur (1959) See more »

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The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
Written by Ennio Morricone
Performed by Hugo Montenegro
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Easily one of my top five movies of all time.
6 July 2003 | by (Richmond, Virginia) – See all my reviews

Every actor and actress delivered powerful performances, especially Peter Firth and Marjoe Gortner. It was a stirring, disturbing plot that let you see the affect on people by someone who truly does not care for people or even himself. In fact he cares for nothing in the world. I would recommend it to anyone. If someone would get this movie on video, many more people could enjoy this work of art.


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