The Man Who Came Back (2008)

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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  »

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Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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The Last Western - Hopefully
14 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

On the surface it appears this had the potential to be a good movie. The setting Thibodaux, LA or Lafourche Parish where a large strike took place in the late 1800's. The material available to be successful but was not used (even if the project was to be fictional). However, we end up with the common good cause stands against evil cause scenario. The acting does not support credibility of occurrences (in the movie plot nor the historical strike). The scenes are weak and at times seem to try to portray a point but fail and at times leave the watcher with what does this have to do with anything. The actor's dialogs seem forced with little emotion and the action scenes are walked through with no fluidity or realism. The best acting in the movie is performed by the undertaker - a couple of short scenes. Can we have a refund or exchange?

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