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      A Small Town in Texas

      PG Released Jun 2, 1976 1h 36m Action List
      Reviews 40% Audience Score 50+ Ratings After serving time for a crime that he didn't commit, Poke Jackson (Timothy Bottoms) returns to his hometown in Texas. Poke hopes to reunite with his girlfriend, Mary Lee (Susan George), and their son, and move away to California. However, his plans are crushed when he discovers that his girlfriend is dating Sheriff Duke (Bo Hopkins), the corrupt cop who framed him in the first place. Out for revenge, Poke becomes determined to take Duke down by any means possible. Read More Read Less Watch on Prime Video Stream Now

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      Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times Are all Southern lawmen inevitably corrupt, venal, sadistic and bad drivers?... Is it a union requirement that one bluegrass band appear in every film? Rated: 2.5/4 Oct 23, 2004 Full Review Chuck O'Leary Fantastica Daily Rated: 3/5 Sep 1, 2005 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 3/5 Jul 23, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member Another good idea in anotrher crappy film. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/03/23 Full Review Audience Member My oldest sister took me to see this when it first came out in the theaters WAY BACK in 1976!!! I remembered it well, then recently seen it again. Same result...Bo Hopkins' character is stuck in my headcool flick! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis After serving time for a crime that he didn't commit, Poke Jackson (Timothy Bottoms) returns to his hometown in Texas. Poke hopes to reunite with his girlfriend, Mary Lee (Susan George), and their son, and move away to California. However, his plans are crushed when he discovers that his girlfriend is dating Sheriff Duke (Bo Hopkins), the corrupt cop who framed him in the first place. Out for revenge, Poke becomes determined to take Duke down by any means possible.
      Director
      Jack Starrett
      Producer
      Joe Solomon
      Screenwriter
      William W. Norton
      Production Co
      American International Pictures (AIP)
      Rating
      PG
      Genre
      Action
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jun 2, 1976, Limited
      Release Date (DVD)
      Dec 20, 2011
      Runtime
      1h 36m
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