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High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980)

Former Marshal Will Kane returns to Hadleyville a year after he resigned and finds the town in the grip of a tyrannical marshal who abuses his power.

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A small town marshal becomes the target of revenge of an outlaw due to arrive at noon and gets the cold shoulder from the local residents. A contemporary remake of the 1952 Western, 'High Noon'.

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Martin Garver (as Henry Max Kendrick)
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Will Kane returns to his hometown of Hadleyville with his wife Amy for the first time in years since his famous gunfight with Frank Miller and his gang to face a new menace of his town in the grip of a bounty-hunting marshal named J.D. Ward and his two gun-happy deputies pursuing Ben Irons, a drifter wanted dead or alive for a crime he didn't commit whom he asks Kane to help him which sets the stage for a second major gunfight within the town. Written by Anonymous

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15 November 1980 (USA)  »

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High Noon, Part II  »

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Marshal J.D. Ward: The only law you got is this piece of tin worth about two bits...
[drops his marshal badge on the justice of the peace's desk]
Marshal J.D. Ward: Now you got nothin'.
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Follows High Noon: The Clock Strikes Noon Again (1966) See more »

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Wow, "High Noon Part II-The Return of Will Kane, bad, really, bad
5 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

I saw the original "High Noon" more then 100 times. In fact I re-scheduled my first marriage so as to fit it in. I consider "High Noon" (1952) to be the best movie I every watched. As for "High Noon, Part II, The Return of Will Kane" I firmly believe that it was a true waste of valuable film and a gross waste of money in making it. "Plan 9 from Outer Space," often talked about as being the worst movie ever made, was, in my mind, a far better movie, although I think its director, Ed Wood, would have brought considerable talent to the making of "High Noon Part II."

Bottom line...compared to, "High Noon Part II," "Plan 9" was a monumental screen success and money well spent by the Baptist community in producing it.


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