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Walking Tall: The Payback (2007)

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A man goes back to his hometown that is now overrun with crime and single-handedly takes justice into his own hands.

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Tripp Reed

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Brian Strasmann
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Sorbo ... Nick Prescott
Richard Dillard Richard Dillard ... Charlie Prescott
Gail Cronauer ... Emma Prescott
Dell Johnson Dell Johnson ... Hap Worrell
A.J. Buckley ... Harvey Morris
Bentley Mitchum Bentley Mitchum ... Walter Morris
Yvette Nipar ... Agent Kate Jensen
Haley Ramm ... Samantha Jensen
Jenny Shakeshaft ... Crystal Martin (as Jennifer Sipes)
Todd Terry ... Lou Dowdy
Jerry Cotton Jerry Cotton ... Traxell Byrne
John S. Davies ... Det. Pete Michaels
Richard Nance Richard Nance ... Frank Boggs
Marc Macaulay ... Herb Sherman
Brad Leland ... Mitch
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Storyline

A sequel to the hit film Walking Tall. Nick returns to his hometown after his father, the town's sheriff, dies in a suspicious car accident. He soon discovers that the quiet community he grew up in is now overrun with crime, drugs and violence and is left with no choice but to take justice into his own hands. Written by koemanlee

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence including a rape scene, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Walking Tall: The Payback See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

When Walter goes back to Harvey's trailer to explain what he found at Otis' gas station, Herb mentions that the second victim Nate wore false teeth. Later on when Nick and Hap go to investigate further, Hap picks up a set of scorched dentures. See more »

Goofs

At one point, near the beginning of the movie, there is a very short outside view of a building. The movie labels it as the "Texas Police Department", but pausing the movie or looking closely you can see that above the the door, to the right of the garage exit, it says "L A P D" in big, white lettering. It looks like the scene was taken from another movie, "Blue Streak", with Martin Lawrence. See more »

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Follows Walking Tall (2004) See more »

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Lacking action...
9 January 2016 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Actually, this movie wasn't as bad as I had expected it to be. But still, don't go and expect a grandiose masterwork of cinema history. The movie was adequately entertaining, although it was a mediocre result. But for what it was, it didn't fare that badly.

The story is about Nick (played by Kevin Sorbo) who returns to his hometown to find it terrorized by a small group of thugs, and as his father dies in a mysterious accident, Nick decides to become the new Sheriff in town and clean out the criminals.

Yep, fairly generic and simple storyline, as seen in many other similar movies. But it was still entertaining enough to watch. Was it predictable? You bet! Kevin Sorbo actually did a good job in this movie, and he does have some acting talent, just a shame that he will forever be branded as Hercules. A.J. Buckley (who played Harvey Morris - the main bad guy) was also doing a good job with his role, and he had an aura of confidence that really added to the movie.

For an action movie, though, the movie was scarce on action sequences, which did drag the overall enjoyment of the movie down. It was a shame, because a bit more action would have been warmly welcomed.


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