Walking Tall

(1973)

Overview

Buford Pusser's a wrestler, whose wife wants him to settle down, so they go to his home town in Tennessee, where he plans to get into business with his father. But he is shocked to discover all sorts of graft and corruption going on. And when he is a victim of it and decides to strike back by running against the corrupt sheriff. And he wins and wages his own little war against them

  1. Phil Karlson

    Director

  2. Stephen Downing

    Writer

  3. Mort Briskin

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Joe Don Baker

    Joe Don Baker

    Buford Pusser

  2. Elizabeth Hartman

    Elizabeth Hartman

    Pauline Pusser

  3. Gene Evans

    Gene Evans

    Sheriff Al Thurman

  4. Noah Beery Jr.

    Noah Beery Jr.

    Grandpa Carl Pusser

  5. Brenda Benet

    Brenda Benet

    Luan Paxton

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 22, 1973
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

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