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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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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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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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$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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Going Home
Written by Erik Janson and Phil Marshall
Performed by Erik Janson
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User Reviews

 
The movie is twice as lame as the title.
23 May 2009 | by (sf ca.) – See all my reviews

This is an example of welfare for once famous actors. Poorly written, directed, and videotaped, with one dimensional caricatures, instead of characters, who are used as plot pawns to advance a story that is so obvious, you see what is coming from the next county.

I gave it a view, as I do all western type films, because it is a uniquely American genre that I wish would be rediscovered by present day film makers.

A simple story, about a slower pace of time, doesn't have to be obvious and contrived, it can ring true and be compelling, but this effort is simply not up to the task.


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