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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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Angelique Paxton
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Billy Duke
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Grandpa
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Elena
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The Warden
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Judge Duke
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Preacher
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Caleb
Kate Clarke ...
Amos' Maid
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A.T. Atkins ...
Cotton Field Worker (as Rickey Atkins Jr.)
Johnny Beall ...
Plantation Owner
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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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Release Date:

8 February 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Regresso de Um Homem  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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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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Western With an Edge
10 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just went to Blockbuster to find a film and came up with this one. The western genre drew me in, so I decided I'd give it a shot. I'd agree with the other post that this is certainly not your regular western, but I tended to like the extra edge it provided. It's not for young children, or for folks who are bothered with scenes presenting violent conflicts, but it left me wondering what would I do it a similar situation. Overall, I thought Eric Braeden did a great job as did George Kennedy. But I thought the real show stealer was Billy Zane. His characterization was worth the price of admission. The female roles were fun to watch too. Carol Alt was great, Sean Young did a good job of presenting a pretty interesting character, but on the female side, I was most impressed with Jennifer O'Dell. I really believe she is up and coming.


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