The Man Who Came Back (2008)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Western  |  8 February 2008 (USA)
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A dozen years after the Civil War, former slaves go on strike at a powerful judge's plantation.



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Credited cast:
Angelique Paxton
Billy Duke
The Warden
Judge Duke
Kate Clarke ...
Amos' Maid
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
A.T. Atkins ...
Cotton Field Worker (as Rickey Atkins Jr.)
Johnny Beall ...
Plantation Owner


A dozen years after the Civil War, former slaves go on strike at a powerful judge's plantation.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Revenge was his only answer.


Action | Drama | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and sexual content | See all certifications »




Release Date:

8 February 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Regresso de Um Homem  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)

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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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User Reviews

Uninspired and lackluster
23 January 2013 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

It looks like one of those movies shot by a college student using his own back yard as location and his friends as actors. You know: dv camera instead of film, cheap props, too few actors etc. The sad thing is that someone probably invested money in this movie. If you are curious of what once great actors like George Kennedy and Sean Young are doing nowadays, here's the answer. They appear in this kind of garbage. Kennedy seems to be intoxicated most of the time, but Young is sober, but almost as embarrassed as I was. The main character (Braeden) is also the producer, so it's fair to assume that he decided to pay up to realize his childhood dream of becoming a western hero. I didn't know this guy from before, but when I saw him act I understood why. A critic once wrote a one-sentence review on a movie: "The acting is bad, the script is bad and the directing is bad." In this case it's on the generous side. Make sure you have a pillow at hand. You will need it.

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