Out on Bail (1989)

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A Tennessee sheriff and lawyer want a jailed drifter to assassinate a mayoral candidate.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Dee
Sally Anne Lewis
Tom Badal ...
Sheriff Taggert
Otis T. Smiley
Len Sparrowhawk ...
Mayor Oscar Farley (as Leo Sparrowhawk)
Tom Aigner ...
Stephen Wilkes
Dewaal Stemmit ...
Jimmy Lewis
Christopher Dingle ...
Sgt. Bud Sweeny
James Whyle ...
Trooper Cain
Liam Cundill ...
Jay 'Swifty' Brown
Teuns Sauerman ...
Adrienne Pierce ...
Stephen Jennings ...
Fist Face
Brad Morris ...
Chris Chevez ...
Anne Clark


A Tennessee sheriff and lawyer want a jailed drifter to assassinate a mayoral candidate.

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4 November 1989 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

A szabadság ára  »

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Vanity project that borrows heavily from Clint Eastwood films ...
28 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Robert Ginty doing a fair imitation of Clint Eastwood's "Man With No Name", drifts into a small corrupt town. Think "A Fistful of Dollars". Immediately in trouble with the law his pocket watch with a history is taken by Tom Badal, the evil sheriff. Checking into a hotel, Ginty scares off the rightful guest to free up the room. Think "For a Few Dollars More". Towards the end, Ginty fashions himself an armored vehicle. Think "The Gauntlet". This easily could have substituted horses for cars and been a western. Kathy Shower lusts after Ginty for the entire film, which makes the movie feel like nothing more than a vanity project. If you like mindless mayhem, with zero logic, then by all means seek out "Out on Bail", but be prepared for a real "brain drain". - MERK

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