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Steel Cowboy (1978)

Trucker Clayton Ray Davis is on the verge of financial ruin. His truck is about to be repossesed and he sees no way out. So when Pinky Pinchus approaches him with an opportunity to make ... See full summary »

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Harvey S. Laidman (as Harvey Laidman)

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Douglas Wheeler (teleplay), Bill Kerby (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Brolin ... Clayton Pfanner
Rip Torn ... K.W. Hicks
Jennifer Warren ... Jesse Pfanner
Melanie Griffith ... Johnnie
Julie Cobb ... Gloria
Lou Frizzell Lou Frizzell ... Arky
Strother Martin ... Pinky Pincus
William Bryant ... Jennings (as Bill Bryant)
Albert Popwell ... Miller
John Dennis Johnston ... Bobby 'Bob' Hicks
Bob Schott ... Tiny Pollard
Don Calfa ... 'Go' Trucker
Rudy Diaz ... Mexican
Bob Hoy ... Dixon (as Robert Hoy)
Scott Thompson Scott Thompson ... Randy
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Trucker Clayton Ray Davis is on the verge of financial ruin. His truck is about to be repossesed and he sees no way out. So when Pinky Pinchus approaches him with an opportunity to make some easy cash by hauling some rustled cattle, Clayton decides to take a chance. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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He delivered his own brand of justice on a rampage of revenge.... [Video] [Australia]

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Man in Fast Lane See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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The tractor in this film is a White Western Star. See more »

Quotes

Clayton Pfanner: [saying goodbye to his ex-wife in a bar] Don't think it hasn't been real.
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Music and Lyrics by Charles Bernstein
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Not too bad for a TV trucker movie
13 May 2005 | by lightninboySee all my reviews

James Brolin plays Clay. He drives a nice White Western Star conventional he calls the Outlaw. I guess that's Clay's CB handle too. He's always knocking the tires or polishing the truck. Rip Torn plays K.W., his co-driver. Clay and K.W. go across the country for the money, even crossing a picket line. K.W. tells Clay, "Let 'em hear Mary!" That must be a polite way of saying "Give 'em hell!" Somehow Clay needed more money, and he got into hauling rustled cattle or stealing trailers. His wife leaves him and says he's a boy. Clay says "I'm a man!" Well, Clay is in a mess. Could it be that this movie has an unhappy ending? Notice that when something breaks down, a bunch of other things break down at the same time.


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