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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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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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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

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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 »

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When Harvey and his gang enter Emma Prescott's house, one of the gang members kicks the door and throws over a small table with a vase. You can even hear the sound effect. However a second later the table is standing again. See more »

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References Men in Black (1934) See more »

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The son of Zeus deserves a lot better
5 April 2007 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

A woodenly acted unnecessary remake of a remake of a much MUCH better film, This Kevin Serbo helmed straight to DVD action film sees fit to throw every available cliché at the audience apparently in order to pummel them into submission. Sorbo plays Nick, a sheriff returning home looking for vengeance after some local thug kills his father. Why this is billed as Walking Tall 2, I haven't a clue as it has nothing to do with The Rock film and even less to do with the classic original '70's trilogy. To make matters worse the acting's more wooden then Buford Pusser's fabled 2 by 4. A sequel was shot back-to-back with this one and I can say with all confidence that i'll definitely be skipping that likely travesty. Even a huge Sorbo fan such as myself does have his limits.

My Grade: D


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