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High-Ballin' (1978)

PG | | Action, Drama | 26 May 1978 (USA)
Two truck drivers fight off thugs who have been hired to drive them out of business.

Director:

Peter Carter

Writers:

Paul F. Edwards (screenplay) (as Paul Edwards), Richard Robinson (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Fonda ... Rane
Jerry Reed ... Duke
Helen Shaver ... Pickup
Chris Wiggins Chris Wiggins ... King Caroll
Chris Langevin Chris Langevin ... Tanker (as Christopher Langevin)
David Ferry ... Harvey
Harvey Atkin ... Buzz
Leslie Carlson ... Bud (as Les Carlson)
Myrna Lorrie Myrna Lorrie ... Country Singer
Mary Pirie Mary Pirie ... Vonetta
Prairie Oyster Prairie Oyster ... Country Band
Wendy Thatcher Wendy Thatcher ... Hijacker
Arnie Achtman Arnie Achtman ... Cue
Ardon Bess Ardon Bess ... Policeman
George Buza ... Warehouseman
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Storyline

Two truck drivers fight off thugs who have been hired to drive them out of business.

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Taglines:

Truckin' is one thing, High-Ballin' is another, and the way they do it is something else!

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

P. F. Flyer See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Triple T Truck Stop is still in business in Tucson AZ after 40 years from the making of this this movie.1978-2018 See more »

Goofs

When the hijacker jumps out of the black Chevrolet El Camino and it goes over the hill, it turns into a blue Ford Ranchero as it crashes and explodes. See more »


Soundtracks

High Rollin'
Written by Jerry Reed and Dick Feller
Sung by Jerry Reed
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A long haul of what?
15 July 2013 | by GOWBTWSee all my reviews

This movie is made for truckers in the day of having long hauls, long distance traveling, and suddenly, there are hijackers in the wait. Life is a gamble, especially in the trucking field. Being an independent contractor is one thing, working for a big company is another. It's best to stick with strong friends when you back's against the wall. Jerry Reed, fresh from the first "Smokey and the Bandit" get to ride the big rigs again. This time, he's a struggling trucker who gets to stand up to the big boss of a trucking company who is forcing the independents off the roads and drive them out of business. King Carroll(Chris Wiggins) runs a big company who will do anything to keep the indies off the road. When one of the truckers(Lex Tyrell) is head of a hijacking ring for Carroll. He had one trucker jumped. And when a former stuntman named Rane (Peter Fonda) , joins the Iron Duke (Reed), along with Pickup(Helen Shaver) the back up is all here. This movie is more like a western, only with diesel "horses". There was a lot of action there. Some silliness added though, but I enjoyed it very much. This movie is for truckers. 2 out of 5 stars.


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