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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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Stephen Ryder
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Radio Preacher
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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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When this man gets up, be prepared to face the most powerful emotional experience of your life. 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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None of the original off-Broadway cast who performed in the film's source "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" stage play off-Broadway during 1973 and 1974 were cast in this filmed adaptation. See more »

Quotes

Customs Man: Do you have anything to declare?
Teddy: Two gallons of rum, and a considerable amount of cocaine!
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References The Gunfighter (1950) See more »

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People Are Strange
Written by Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore and Robby Krieger
Performed by The Doors
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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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