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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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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of Richard X. Slattery. See more »

Goofs

When Miss Gaskell notices the man going on top of the train she follows him and is wearing very high heeled ankle boots, but when she steps on top of the train car, she's wearing something like Oxford shoes with a small heel. See more »

Quotes

Amos Tucker: Our picture's never going to get in the history books now.
Theodore Olevie: Oh, yes it will. We'll go down as numbers 16 or 17 shot by Marshall Wooly Bill Hitchcock.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Unidentified Flying Oddball (2017) See more »

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One of the funnyest!
22 February 2003 | by meloccoSee all my reviews

I thought this was one of the funnyest movies I have seen.. This almost surpasses Cannonball Run and Cannonball Run 2.. It's a must see.. Tim Conway was as funny as he has been in some of his other movies like the Dwarf.. But I thought Don Kotts took the cake.. I have watched it twice and after writing this I am going to watch it again..


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