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Big Bad John (1990)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Western | 1 February 1990 (USA)
Jimmy Dean's popular 1950 song is translated into a feature length movie about a young couple who elopes to escape the girl's evil stepfather.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Dean ...
Cletus Morgan
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Jake Calhoun
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Charlie Mitchelle
Romy Windsor ...
Marie Mitchelle
Jeff Osterhage ...
Alvin Mahoney
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Billy Mahoney
Doug English ...
Big Bad John Tyler
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Bob Simmons
Amzie Strickland ...
Nellie
Jerry Potter ...
Blany
Red Steagall ...
Monahan
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Jacque (as Dan Kamin)
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Lady Police Officer
Adam Caryle Taylor ...
Young Police Officer
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Jimmy Dean's popular 1950 song is translated into a feature length movie about a young couple who elopes to escape the girl's evil stepfather.

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From one hell of a legend comes one hell of a motion picture.

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Action | Drama | Western

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1 February 1990 (USA)  »

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Wielki, zly John  »

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Goofs

At 9 mins 36 seconds, a boom mic hovers above Jimmy Dean's head. See more »

Quotes

Cletus Morgan: If you want the keys, Billy, you're gonna have to shoot me to get 'em.
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Soundtracks

Life Turned Her That Way
Written by Harlan Howard
Performed by Ricky Van Shelton
Produced by Steve Buckingham
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Big Bad Turkey.
7 July 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The popular song by Jimmy Dean in the 1950s leads to this really terrible motion picture that never does make a whole lot of sense. Two young people decide to elope to escape her abusive step-father in this cut-and-paste mess that looks like it was thrown together on a boring weekend for the film-makers. The film includes the likes of Doug English (in the titled role), the usually dependable Ned Beatty (I don't know what he is doing in this film) and of course Jimmy Dean himself. Do anything other than sit and watch this. Turkey (0 stars out of 5).


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