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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)

The adventures of two idiotic outlaw wannabees, Amos and Theodore.

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Vincent McEveety

Writer:

Don Tait
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Conway ... Amos Tucker
Don Knotts ... Theodore
Tim Matheson ... Pvt. Jeff Reed - aka Capt. Phillips
Kenneth Mars ... Marshal Woolly Bill Hitchcock
Elyssa Davalos ... Miss Millie Gaskill
Jack Elam ... Big Mac
Robert Pine ... Lt. Jim Ravencroft
Harry Morgan ... Maj. T.P. Gaskill
Ruth Buzzi ... Old Tough Kate - aka 'Granny'
Audrey Totter ... Martha Osten - Blind Cabin Widow
Richard X. Slattery ... Sgt. Slaughter - Head Soldier
John Crawford ... Capt. Sherick
Cliff Osmond ... Wes Hardin - Bank Robber
Ted Gehring ... Hank Starrett - Bank Robber
Morgan Paull ... Corporal #1
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Storyline

Amos and Theodore the two bumbling outlaw wannabees from The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975) are back. They are trying to make it on their own. When they arrive at the town, all sorts of things go awry. They accidentally subdue the town's legendary lawman, "Wooly" Bill Hitchcock, thus enraging him into tracking them down. They also are accused of bank robbery, and they "enlist" in the Army, and burn down the fort. Amidst all this, the Army is beseiged by someone stealing their supplies. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Taglines:

It took 10 years to win the West... they lost it in a week! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Western

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trail's End See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,450,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$20,931,111
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Trivia

Harry Morgan played a different character than he did in The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975). See more »

Goofs

When two of Big Mac's henchmen draw their weapons to shoot Pvt. Reed from the train Amos and Theodore can be seen reaching for bags of money to hit the henchmen with. In the next shot Amos and Theodore are standing upright and once again begin to reach for the bags of money. See more »

Quotes

Theodore Olevie: We got to put some distance between us and this town or it's going to become our permanent residence, and I mean permanent.
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Follows The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975) See more »

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Not As Godd As The First One
24 February 2007 | by garyldibertSee all my reviews

This is the sequel of the first movie that was made in 1975 and that was The Apple Dumpling Gang. In 1979 The Apple Dumpling Gangs Rides Again starring Tim Conway as Amos Tucker, Don Knotts as Theodore Olevie and Tim Matheson as Private Jeff Reed. Those two bumbling outlaws Theodore and Amos are broke and down on their luck. So they decide to try to deposit a check in the local bank only to be accused of trying to rob it. While trying to escape they run into legendary Marshall Wooly Bill Hitchcock. With Hitchcock on their trail the two bumbling outlaws decide to enlist in the Army. Enters Private Jeff Reed who trying to figure out whose stealing guns from the Army surplus. After getting in all kinds of trouble Amos and Theodore end up in the stockade. Although they escape this mess, the witless team who could never shoot straight still can't seem to succeed in going straight. It's riotous, raucous fun as The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again. I saw the first one and I don't think this was as good. However with Tim Conway and Don Knotts together you can't go wrong so I'm giving this picture 8 weasel stars.


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