After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The... See full summary »
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Billy Jack is a half-Indian/half-white ex-Green Beret who is being drawn more and more toward his Indian side. He hates violence, but can't get away from it in the white man's world. Pitting the good guys, the students of the peace-loving free-arts school in the desert vs. the conservative bad guys in the near-by town, the movie plays definitive late-60s themes/messages: anti-establishment, make love not war, the senseless slaughter of God's creatures, the rape of society (figuratively and literally), two-sided justice, racial segregation and prejudices.Written by
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The name Billy Jack was also used in Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre back in the late 1950's. Billy Jack was a punk gunman played by a very young Robert Vaughn. See more »
During the shy young girl's performance of her song for her brother, there is no guitar capo from the front view, however the rear view camera shots show a capo. See more »
Alright. Where's the father?
*Where's* the father? That's funny! I don't even know who the father *is*!
What's *that* supposed to mean?
It means, concerned father, that I was passed around by so many of those phony maharishi types, who kept telling me that love is beautiful and all of that bullshit - In other words, concerned father, I got balled by so many guys, I don't know if the father's gonna be white, Indian, Mexican, or *black*.
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this film is a dated but heroic depiction of real hero in times of need, a true sacrificer
I first saw this film as a 14-yr old just getting into martial arts training. I had already been a big Bruce Lee fan and respected the ideals that he stood for. The same is true for Billy Jack, the character and the film. Righteousness, honesty, honour, fellowship, brotherhood, elder guidance, environmentalism and respect for nature, godliness, good vs. evil.
Even though the film's portrayal of these themes was dated and perhaps unrealistically idealistic, it spoke of truth and sacrifice and one man's devotion to these ideals. billly jack is a hero. sometimes evil needs to be stamped out and billy did this with his feet. He always gave fair warning of consequences and a way out but inevitably they chose to side with evil and not good. the most compelling part of this movie was the love he shared
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