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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.

Genres:

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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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 Man Who Came Back
Written by Erik Janson and Craig Ferguson
Performed by Chris Joyner and Melany Bell and 'Kevin Sandbloom'
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great western
3 November 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

this really is a great western, the best i have seen in a while. if your into the classic western revenge movie, then you cant miss this one. set against the back drop of the end of the slave trade, one man makes a stand and pays dearly, he then sets about seeking revenge. i thought the acting, direction and script were really good and would recommend this to anyone that likes westerns. i really felt for the hero in this as he was one of the few of us that try and make a stand against all that is bad in the world, i also liked the judges son, a real nasty piece of work and quite cowardly with it, which is usually the case and makes it all the more believable. as you can tell i loved it and will be watching it again soon no doubt.

ps. this is my first attempt at writing a review so bare with me, lol.


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