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The Man Who Came Back (2008)

A dozen years after the Civil War, former slaves go on strike at a powerful judge's plantation.

Director:

Glen Pitre

Writers:

Chuck Walker (screenplay), Glen Pitre | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Eric Braeden ... Reese Paxton
Billy Zane ... Ezra
Carol Alt ... Angelique Paxton
James Patrick Stuart ... Billy Duke
Sean Young ... Kate
Ken Norton ... Grandpa
Jennifer O'Dell ... Elena
Peter Jason ... The Warden
George Kennedy ... Judge Duke
Armand Assante ... Amos
Al Hayter ... Preacher
Richard Jackson ... Caleb
Kate Clarke Kate Clarke ... Amos' Maid
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
R.J. Atkins ... Cotton Field Worker (as Rickey Atkins Jr.)
Johnny Beall Johnny Beall ... Plantation Owner
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Storyline

A dozen years after the Civil War, former slaves go on strike at a powerful judge's plantation.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Revenge was his only answer.

Genres:

Action | Drama | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man Who Came Back See more »

Filming Locations:

Magnolia, Texas, USA See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

When the Warden is hiding behind a tree during the massacre, waiting for Reese, his left trigger finger is on the trigger of his Henry rifle, but in the next shot, his Right trigger finger is on the trigger. See more »

Soundtracks

The Man Who Came Back
Written by Erik Janson and Craig Ferguson
Performed by Chris Joyner and Melany Bell and 'Kevin Sandbloom'
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Western With an Edge
10 December 2008 | by ritchey-4See all my reviews

I just went to Blockbuster to find a film and came up with this one. The western genre drew me in, so I decided I'd give it a shot. I'd agree with the other post that this is certainly not your regular western, but I tended to like the extra edge it provided. It's not for young children, or for folks who are bothered with scenes presenting violent conflicts, but it left me wondering what would I do it a similar situation. Overall, I thought Eric Braeden did a great job as did George Kennedy. But I thought the real show stealer was Billy Zane. His characterization was worth the price of admission. The female roles were fun to watch too. Carol Alt was great, Sean Young did a good job of presenting a pretty interesting character, but on the female side, I was most impressed with Jennifer O'Dell. I really believe she is up and coming.


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