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

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Revenge was his only answer.

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Action | Drama | Western

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Rated R for violence and sexual content | See all certifications »
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8 February 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Regresso de Um Homem  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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When the Warden is hiding behind a tree during the massacre, waiting for Reese, his left trigger finger is on the trigger of his Henry rifle, but in the next shot, his Right trigger finger is on the trigger. See more »

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The Times Be Very Hard
Written by Erik Janson and Craig Ferguson
Performed by Erik Janson and Melany Bell
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Great western, great movie
11 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Excellent story about injustice and revenge. Settings, cinematography, wardrobe and characters are excellent. A must-see movie, whether your a western fan or not, because this definitely relates with modern day society. It is set in post civil war years in the south where the town is mostly confederate veterans. It is a lawless town with corrupt officials and hate and prejudice towards the Union army, negro slaves, and anyone who is a decent law-abiding citizen. There is a lot of violence in this movie, but it needs to be there to create the realism of what is happening. This movie reminds me of three Anthony Quinn movies: Revenge with Kevin Costner, Last Train to Gun Hill with Kirk Douglas and The Passage.


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