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Kid
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Metal Louie
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Luke
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Garvey
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Harlan
Damon Martin ...
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Lenore Kasdorf ...
Alice
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Walters
Tony Epper ...
Truck
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Don Baker ...
Jamie
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Bleeker
Fred Sugerman ...
Dad
Heather McNair ...
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I young man (the 'Kid') returns to the small town where his parents were murdered when he was a boy. He's there for revenge. Locals Kate and Louie befriend him, much to the annoyance of some of the town folk. Written by Rob Hartill

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Don Starr's last film. See more »

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Kate: [to Kid] I have nightmares sometimes, too. But they don't make me wake up screaming, they just leave me feeling kind of empty.
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Hail the Lights Down Low
Written by Christopher Post, Blake Bachman, Buch Bowall, Greg Tobin
Performed by Beau Wesley and The Gleaming Spurs
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Revenge in the desert ............
16 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This straightforward revenge flick is way above average. As a child, C.Thomas Howell witnessed the murder of his parents. Years later returning to the small town where they were killed, Howell proceeds to arrange fatal "accidents" for those involved. R.Lee Ermey is the county sheriff, who was in on the murders, along with several other locals. As Howell goes about eliminating the guilty parties complications ensue, and it turns out the woman who takes a romantic interest in Howell, has a father who was one of the killers. The story and character development are good, with competent acting by all concerned. Recommended of it's type. - MERK


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