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Director John Flynn
Year 1977
Starring William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones and Linda Haynes
Rating R
Run Time 95min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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Vietnam POW Major Charles Rayne, played by William Devane, comes home to San Antonio to find his marriage on the rocks and a son who doesn’t remember him. When a gang of scumbags take away everything he has left - including his hand - he and his Army Buddy Tommy Lee Jones hit the road with enough rage and firepower to destroy a small nation. It sounds great, right? But can it possibly deliver? Can it be as good as it sounds? Yes it can - and it’s even better. Devane, Jones and Linda Haynes, as the roadhouse waitress and beauty queen who’s just as dead inside as the major, all give superlative performances under the powerful direction of the late, underrated John Flynn. If you want an orgy of revenge and violence, this is your movie, but you’re going to feel it in your soul afterwards. Written by Paul Schrader and Heywood Gould. (Lars)

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