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Pair of Aces (1990)

A Texas Ranger has to protect his two daughters as he investigates a serial killer who is attacking cheerleaders. Meanwhile he finds himself working with a safe cracker who claims to be ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Weasel Forshaw Weasel Forshaw ... Fat Sam
Doris Hargrave Doris Hargrave ... Ma Rayburn
Lash La Rue ... Henry
Helen Shaver ... Rose
Rip Torn ... Capt. Jack Parsons
Emily Warfield ... Debbie Metcalf
William Fair
Kris Kristofferson ... Rip Metcalf
Jeff Miller Jeff Miller
Willie Nelson ... Billy Roy Barker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erich Anderson ... Capt. Hansen
W.T. Bryant W.T. Bryant ... Cop
Jane Cameron Jane Cameron ... Jewel
Sonny Carl Davis ... Claude Rayburn
Coquina Dunn Coquina Dunn ... Sue Belle Hendrix


A Texas Ranger has to protect his two daughters as he investigates a serial killer who is attacking cheerleaders. Meanwhile he finds himself working with a safe cracker who claims to be innocent of the charges filed against him. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Release Date:

14 January 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Atairiasto zevgari See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


His role as Henry in this made-for-TV movie marked the final film for Al "Lash" La Rue, ending a career that spanned 45 years. See more »


Followed by Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (1991) See more »


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Guilty Pleasure
1 January 2010 | by user-623-899814See all my reviews

Willie the outlaw the scamp lovable outlaw....the line between fiction and fact is at best blurry. Simply put he was placed to be himself. Kris Kristofferson a man troubled by strained relationships his own biography and story lend credibility to the story. For those Hill country Outlawsnatives of this section of Texas love the romp through familiar territory, the Salt Lick a real Barbque Joint, Robert Mueller Airportnow closed. As a Texas Ranger distant struggling with his own emotions Kris Kristofferson who wrote "Bobby McGee", "Help Me Make It ThroughThe Night" is very believable. The friendship the two have comes in the movie. Like other movies Kris Kristofferson played this is not high art this a picture show. For those in love and familiar with the Texashill country this is great romp. Forget the red hots and pop corn with acoke grab a ound of brisket a Shiner Bock prop your feet up and enjoy.

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