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Dallas: J.R. Returns (1996)

Years after J.R. Ewing lost Ewing Oil and apparently committed suicide, we learn that he is alive and well. He returns to Dallas, and plots to bring his family back together, and regain control of Ewing Oil from arch-enemy Cliff Barnes.

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Years after J.R. Ewing lost Ewing Oil and apparently committed suicide, we learn that he is alive and well. He returns to Dallas, and plots what could be his greatest scheme: Bringing his family back together, and regaining control of Ewing Oil from arch-enemy Cliff Barnes. Will he be successful? Written by Phil Fernando

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This was the last Dallas project that series producer Leonard Katzman was involved in. Katzman died over two months before the movie premiered. See more »

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When Bobby Ewing rescues Julia Cunningham from the back of a galloping horse, the ground changes several times between grass in the long shots to sand in the close-ups. See more »

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John Ross Ewing III: [after JR appears screwed by Cliff because he sold Ewing Oil to Bobby and Sue Ellen] Dad, I don't understand, why are you smiling? You just lost Ewing Oil?
John Ross 'J.R.' Ewing, Jr.: Son, you don't understand. Ewing Oil is back in Ewing hands. Your Uncle Bobby is no longer going to sell Southfork, and is back in the oil business. I am the Chairman of the Board of Weststar. Your mother is back at Southfork, and you are going to remain in Dallas to learn the oil business under the best damn oil man there ever was.
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Great to see the group together again
4 April 1999 | by (Langley) – See all my reviews

After a few years of Dallas withdrawal, I was very happy to see the group get together again. It seems that a few years away from the show didn't hurt anybody's ability to get back into character. It was also great to finally end up knowing that J.R. didn't shoot himself after all. Or was it just a dream?

Excellent. Great to see J.R. up to his old tricks.

8/10 stars.


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